FAKL-07118E: Roman coin, nummus

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Unique ID: FAKL-07118E

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman coin, nummus of fourth century date. Little detail survives but the faint outline of the bust shows the coin to have been a nummus rather than a radiate. Diameter 17.0mm, Mass 1.22g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 300
Date to: Circa AD 400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.22 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Kevin Leahy
Identified by: Dr Kevin Leahy

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SWY 823

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: Probably
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wakefield (Metropolitan District)
District: Wakefield (Metropolitan District)
Parish or ward: Airedale and Ferry Fryston (Metropolitan District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE4626
Four figure Latitude: 53.7283778
Four figure longitude: -1.30426553
1:25K map: SE4626
1:10K map: SE42NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Metal detecting

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: FAKL
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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