DENO-513595: Roman Coin: Nummus of XXXX

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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.


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


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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Audit data

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Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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