ESS-4FE970: Roman coin obverse

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COIN

Unique ID: ESS-4FE970

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy Roman coin, nummus,probably 3rd century

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 200
Date to: Circa AD 299

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.63 g
Diameter: 16.76 mm

Personal details

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Identified by: Caroline McDonald

Other reference numbers

Other reference: ID 3364

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Uncertain - 3rd century
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bearded bust, laureate, facing right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Figure standing, holding a cornucopia in left hand. Right hand illegible
Reverse inscription: [ ] A [ ]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Colchester (District)
To be known as: Abberton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
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: ESS
Created: 15 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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