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Unique ID: SOM-71C644

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper-alloy nummus possibly of Gratian dating to the period c. AD 367 to 378 (Reece Period 19). Unclear reverse type. Mint unclear

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 367
Date to: Circa AD 378

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 17.3 mm
Width: 16.3 mm
Thickness: 1.6 mm
Weight: 1.67 g
Diameter: 17.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 7th July 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 22372

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: Gratian
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Obverse description: Bust [pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed] facing right (small, with space for legend to pass above)
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Indiscernible
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Reverse mint mark: Illegible
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
To be known as: Somerton

Spatial coordinates

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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland

References cited

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