IOW-28ADA7: Roman Coin: Radiate or Nummus (uncertain type)

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-28ADA7

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An incomplete, corroded and illegible Roman copper-alloy coin, possibly a radiate or nummus of uncertain type dating to the period c. AD 260-402. Obverse and reverse illegible.

Length: 21.8mm; width: 20.4mm. Weight: 4.61g.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 260
Date to: Circa AD 402

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 21.8 mm
Width: 20.4 mm
Weight: 4.61 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 6th April 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2014-2-237

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate or nummus
Denomination qualifier: Possibly
Obverse description: Illegible
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Illegible
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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