NMS-784C3C: Roman coin : cast as copy

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Unique ID: NMS-784C3C

Object type certainty: Certain
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Irregular cast copper alloy as of Alexander Severus, reverse female standing left with cornucopia, flaking edges probably due to a high tin content in the metal, weight 3.80g, c.AD228-70

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 228
Date to: Circa AD 270

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.8 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 8th March 2014 - Saturday 8th March 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Adrian Marsden
Identified by: Dr Adrian Marsden

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 60230
Other reference: SC102014

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: As
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Severus Alexander
Reece period: Period 11 [222-238]
Obverse description: Laureate draped (from rear) bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: Female standing left with cornucopia
Reverse inscription: [...]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Status: Contemporary copy (cast)

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: South Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Langley with Hardley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TG3800
Four figure Latitude: 52.54578725
Four figure longitude: 1.5087113
1:25K map: TG3800
1:10K map: TG30SE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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