LIN-03C1E1: Late Roman copper alloy nummus

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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-03C1E1

Object type certainty: Certain
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A contemporary copy of a late Roman copper-alloy nummus of Helena, 'PAX PVBLICA' type.

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Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 337
Date to: Circa AD 341

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 16 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney

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: Helena
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Obverse description: Draped bust right
Obverse inscription: [FL IV]L HE-LENAE AVG

Reverse description: Pax facing holding branch and transverse sceptre
Reverse inscription: [PAX P]V[BLICA]

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: PAX PVBLICA [Helena]
Reverse mint mark: Illegible
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: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: Ewerby and Evedon

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: LIN
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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