BH-469033: Roman coin: nummus

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-469033

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

A copper-alloy nummus of 4th to early 5th century date.

Dimensions: 16.1mm diameter, 1.4mm thick. Weight: 1.56g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 300
Date from certainty: Certain
Date to: Exactly AD 402
Date to certainty: Certain

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.4 mm
Weight: 1.56 g
Diameter: 16.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st September 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr Julian Watters

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 11/189 - 134

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: Bust right.
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: Possibly

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Bedford (Unitary Authority)
District: Bedford (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: North Bedfordshire

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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: Friday 22nd June 2012
Updated: Friday 22nd June 2012

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