LVPL-3EB903: Roman coin: illegible copper alloy radiate or nummus

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-3EB903

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An illegible copper alloy radiate or nummus, probably dating to c. AD 260-402.

The diameter is 17mm, and the weight is 1.9g.

The coin is corroded.

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 402

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.9 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 8th November 2015

Rally details.

This object was found at Delamere Rotary Club Rally

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alex Whitlock
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Secondary identifier: Dr Vincent Drost

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

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

Reverse description: Illegible
Reverse inscription: [...]

Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Delamere

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Recorded at a rally
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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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

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

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