NARC-ED40A4: nummus obverse

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Unique ID: NARC-ED40A4

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

Copper alloy nummus, possibly of Gratian.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 367
Date to: Circa AD 383

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 15 mm

Rally details.

This object was found at Digging Up The Past - Passenham

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Julie Cassidy
Identified by: Ms Julie Cassidy

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: Gratian
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 20 [378-388]
Mint or issue place: Rome (Italy)
Mint qualifier: Possibly
Obverse description: diademed bust right
Obverse inscription: [ ]ANVS[ ]

Reverse description: soldier standing left with standard to right and altar(?) to left
Reverse inscription: [ ]REI[ ]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE
Reverse mint mark: OF-III//[ ]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: South Northamptonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Old Stratford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7740
Four figure Latitude: 52.053047
Four figure longitude: -0.878478
1:25K map: SP7740
1:10K map: SP74SE
WOEID: 26349259
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
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NARC
Created: Wednesday 18th April 2012
Updated: Saturday 21st April 2012

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