HESH-C79546: Roman coin: radiate or nummus of an unknown Emperor (obverse and reverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: HESH-C79546

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman coin: copper-alloy radiate or nummus of an unknown Emperor dating to the period AD 260 to 409 (Reece Period uncertain). Unknown mint. The legend is too worn to identify further. The reverse possibly depicts a standing figure.

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: Circa AD 409

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.87 mm
Weight: 2.1 g
Diameter: 20.12 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Victoria Allnatt
Identified by: Ms Victoria Allnatt

Other reference numbers

Other reference: HFDMG 3203

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: House of Constantine
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Obverse description: Diadem crowned cuirassed bust facing right

Reverse description: Standing Figure - possibly emperor standing facing left with Chi-Rho pendant

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Wellington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO4947
Four figure Latitude: 52.11895187
Four figure longitude: -2.74626693
1:25K map: SO4947
1:10K map: SO44NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HESH
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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