WMID-DADAD7: Roman coin, a copper-alloy nummus of the fourth century

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-DADAD7

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A worn copper-alloy Roman nummus of the fourth century AD, emperor uncertain, Victory reverse.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.3 mm
Weight: 1.7 g
Diameter: 17.16 mm

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Tom Brindle
Identified by: Dr Tom Brindle

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: Emperor diadmed? facing right
Obverse inscription: ...S?...

Reverse description: Victory advancing left holding a wreath
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: Illegible
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: South Kesteven (District)
Parish or ward: Ancaster (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK9542
Four figure Latitude: 52.966956
Four figure longitude: -0.586951
1:25K map: SK9542
1:10K map: SK94SE
Grid reference source: From finder
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

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Audit data

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

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