SWYOR-7F4A47: a Roman coin: a nummus of the House of Constantine

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Unique ID: SWYOR-7F4A47

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy Roman nummus, dating from the 4th century. It is 14.4mm in diameter and 1.3mm thick. It weighs 1.06gm. The reverse is illegible.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.3 mm
Weight: 1.06 g
Diameter: 14.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 19th September 2010

Rally details.

This object was found at Grange de Lings, Lincolnshire

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Jack Volunteer Coulthard
Identified by: Mr Jack Volunteer Coulthard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 1269

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Uncertain - 4th century
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: A bust of the emperor, facing right.
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Illegible
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: North Carlton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK9577
Four figure Latitude: 53.281473
Four figure longitude: -0.576598
1:25K map: SK9577
1:10K map: SK97NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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