HESH-18EDA4: Roman Coin: Nummus of Unknown Emperor

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COIN

Unique ID: HESH-18EDA4

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

A copper alloy nummus of the House of Constantine c. AD 340 - 370. The coin is very worn and so identification is uncertain.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 340
Date to: Circa AD 370

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.2 mm
Weight: 0.9 g
Diameter: 15.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st March 2011 - Thursday 31st March 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Sarah Deacon
Identified by: Ms Sarah Deacon
Secondary identifier: Mr Peter Reavill

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finder's Reference RF1

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: House of Constantine
Obverse description: Diademed head facing right
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: Uncertain reverse (Standing radiate crowned figure, head left)
Reverse inscription: [...]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Bridgnorth

Spatial coordinates


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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HESH
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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