LEIC-197A2F: collection of roman coins

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Unique ID: LEIC-197A2F

Object type certainty: Certain
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Sixteen copper alloy Roman nummus fragments, all of uncertain rulers, dating to the period AD 296-302. Reverse types and mints all unclear.

Diameter: 18.9mm, thickness: 1.1mm, weight: 1.07g

Diameter:16.2mm, thickness:1.3mm, weight: 0.73g

Length:12.0mm, thickness:1.5mm, weight: 0.35g

Diameter:13.9mm, thickness:1.2mm, weight: 0.77g

Diameter:16.0mm, thickness:1.2mm, weight: 0.78g

Length: 13.6mm, thickness:1.0mm, weight: 0.55g

Length: 17.2mm, thickness:1.5mm, weight: 1.10g

Length: 11.9mm, thickness:1.1mm, weight: 0.38g

Length: 13.1mm, thickness:1.0mm, weight: 0.31g

Length: 12.9mm, thickness:1.5mm, weight: 0.74g

Length: 13.0mm, thickness:1.2mm, weight: 0.58g

Length: 13.0mm, thickness:1.4mm, weight: 0.69g

Length: 12.5mm, thickness:1.0mm, weight: 0.58g

Length: 15.0mm, thickness:1.2mm, weight: 0.62g

Length: 14.5mm, thickness:1.2mm, weight: 0.44g

Length: 12.0mm, thickness:1.5mm, weight: 0.52g


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

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 296
Date to: Exactly AD 402

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 16

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: Incomplete

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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