BUC-570863: Roman coin: radiate or nummus (incomplete)

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COIN

Unique ID: BUC-570863

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

An incomplete, worn and corroded copper-alloy radiate or nummus, dating to the period AD c.260-402.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.42 g
Diameter: 19.89 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 16th October 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Richard Clark
Identified by: Ms Ros Tyrrell
Secondary identifier: Mr Julian Watters

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate or nummus
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Uncertain (AD 260 - 402)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust right.
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: Unclear.
Reverse inscription: [...]

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
To be known as: Quainton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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: BUC
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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