HAMP-40ABA5: Roman coin: Radiate or nummus of uncertain ruler (pierced)

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-40ABA5

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper-alloy radiate or nummus of uncertain ruler dating to the period AD 260-402 (Reece periods 13-21). Unclear reverse type. Mint unclear.

This coin has been pierced at the later date possibly for reuse as a jewellery item.

Evidence of reuse: piercing

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 260
Date to: Circa AD 402
Period of reuse: EARLY MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 16.3 mm
Width: 15 mm
Thickness: 1.1 mm
Weight: 0.92 g
Diameter: 16.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 5th September 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr David Algar
Secondary identifier: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E3572; Weekend Wanderers USA Tour September 2012

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate or nummus
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Uncertain (AD 260 - 402)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust facing right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Indiscernible
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
To be known as: Chilcomb CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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