BH-BB4BC2: Roman coin: radiate or nummus (probably)

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-BB4BC2

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

A very worn and corroded copper-alloy radiate or nummus (probably), minted AD c. 260-402.

Dimensions: 13.6mm in diameter, 1.8mm thick. Weight: 0.99g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 260
Date from certainty: Certain
Date to: Exactly AD 402
Date to certainty: Certain

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.8 mm
Weight: 0.99 g
Diameter: 13.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 8th September 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr Harvey Cross
Secondary identifier: Mr Julian Watters

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 11/184 - 21

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate or nummus
Denomination qualifier: Probably
Ruler/issuer: Uncertain (AD 260 - 402)
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Unclear.
Obverse inscription: No lettering visible.

Reverse description: Unclear.
Reverse inscription: No lettering visible.

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: Not visible.
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: East Hertfordshire (District)
To be known as: Stanstead Abbotts

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: BH
Created: Monday 27th February 2012
Updated: Friday 2nd March 2012

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