LEIC-18FA5D: Roman copper alloy nummus

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-18FA5D

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy Roman complete nummus of uncertain ruler, probably dating to the period AD 317-78 (Reece periods 16-19). Reverse type and mint unclear.

Diameter: 14.4mm, thickness: 1.2mm, weight: 0.95g

Notes:

Part of a coin scatter producing only later fourth century nummi (Reece period 17 onwards).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 317
Date to: Exactly AD 378

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.2 mm
Weight: 0.96 g
Diameter: 14.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 7th May 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Booth
Identified by: Ms Anna Booth

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: Uncertain - 4th century
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Unclear
Obverse inscription: Illeg.

Reverse description: Unclear
Reverse inscription: Illeg.

Reverse mint mark: Illeg.
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
Parish or ward: Boxworth (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL3460
Four figure Latitude: 52.22191536
Four figure longitude: -0.03975232
1:25K map: TL3460
1:10K map: TL36SW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

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

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