SUR-F1C3E6: Surrey: Byzantine coin

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Unique ID: SUR-F1C3E6

Object type certainty: Certain
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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
Mintmark; -//[CA]R
MIBE I, p. 160, no. 199; BMC 390-3;


Note: It seems most unlikely that this is an ancient loss.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: BYZANTINE
Period from: BYZANTINE
Date from: Circa AD 527
Date to: Circa AD 565

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.29 g
Diameter: 21.48 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: 13-37

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Guildford (District)
Parish or ward: Normandy (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

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.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 9 years ago

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