DENO-513595: Roman Coin: Nummus of XXXX

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COIN

Unique ID: DENO-513595

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman Coin: Complete copper alloy hammered as of Otacilia Severa (AD. 244-249). Low column on reverse, Rome mint, minted AD. 248. Coin Ref: RIC IV, pt 3, p.93, no. 199b. Reece period 12.

This rare coin was struck as part of the 1000th Anniversary celebrations of Rome's foundation in AD 248.

Notes:

This rare coin was struck as part of the 1000th Anniversary celebrations of Rome's foundation in AD 248.

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: National importance

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 248

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.58 mm
Weight: 3.6 g
Diameter: 21.07 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2010 - Saturday 1st May 2010

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Charlotte Burrill
Identified by: Ms Charlotte Burrill
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E6925

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: As
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Otacilia Severa
Reece period: Period 12 [238-260]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Diademed and draped bust right.
Obverse inscription: MARC [IA OTACILIA SEVERA AVG]

Reverse description: Low column (SC to either side)
Reverse inscription: [MILIARIVM SAECVL]VM; SC

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Newark and Sherwood (District)
To be known as: Thoresby

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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