LVPL-06B521: Roman nummus, ruler unknown

Rights Holder: National Museums Liverpool
CC License:

Image use policy

Our images can be used under a CC BY attribution licence (unless stated otherwise).


Unique ID: LVPL-06B521

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

A copper alloy nummus, ruler unknown. A small circular depression over the diademed crown and a slightly larger corresponding depression on the reverse of the object suggest an attempt to pierce the coin was made by drilling a hole which was left incomplete. AD 260-402.

Evidence of reuse: Pierced

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.1 g
Diameter: 13 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 26th October 2014 - Sunday 26th October 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

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: Nummus, uncertain ruler, c. 330-402
Obverse description: Diadem and draped bust right.
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: Worn.
Reverse inscription: [...]

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: Navenby

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

Similar objects

Find number: LVPL-A713E3
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Copper alloy nummus, ruler unknown. Obverse: worn; diadem bust right. Reverse: worn. 260-402AD.
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: LVPL-D9EF16
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
A copper alloy nummus, ruler unknown. AD260-402.
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: LVPL-93F158
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
Copper alloy radiate or nummus, ruler unknown. Obv: unclear bust right. Rev: seated figure left. 260-402AD. Pierced.
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf rdf representations.