WMID-1F20B0: Roman coin, a copper-alloy nummus of the fourth century

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-1F20B0

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn fragment of a copper-alloy Roman nummus of the fourth century. The emperor is uncertain and reverse is illegible.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 300
Date to: Circa AD 400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.97 mm
Weight: 0.7 g
Diameter: 9.83 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 12th September 2010

Rally details.

This object was found at Fosse Way charity rally

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Tom Brindle
Identified by: Dr Tom Brindle

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Uncertain - 4th century
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Emperor laureate or diademed facing right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Illegible
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Reverse mint mark: Illegible
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Stratford-on-Avon (District)
Parish or ward: Harbury (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3460
Four figure Latitude: 52.237147
Four figure longitude: -1.503535
1:25K map: SP3460
1:10K map: SP36SW
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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