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Unique ID: SUR-F1C3E6
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
Copper-alloy decanummium of Justinian I (AD 527-65)
Mint of Carthage, AD 540/1
Obv. [D N IVSTINIANVS P P AVG]; Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed right
Rev. Large I; above, cross; to left, ANNO; to right X / IIII
MIBE I, p. 160, no. 199; BMC 390-3;
Note: It seems most unlikely that this is an ancient loss.
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Weight: 2.29 g
Diameter: 21.48 mm
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Other reference: 13-37
Denomination: copper Decannumium (10 nummi)
Ruler/issuer: Justinian I
Mint or issue place: Carthage
Obverse description: Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: [D N IVSTINIANVS P P AVG]
Reverse description: Large I; above, cross; to left, ANNO; to right X / IIII
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
4 Figure: SU9051
Four figure Latitude: 51.251077
Four figure longitude: -0.711818
1:25K map: SU9051
1:10K map: SU95SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.
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