LEIC-43E4A7: 43E4A7 roman coin

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-43E4A7

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman copper alloy coin, 22mm in diameter, 3.5mm thick with a weight of 5.57grams. The coin is in poor condition, being very worn and missing some edges and has a pale green patina.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.5 mm
Weight: 5.57 g
Diameter: 22 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 21st October 2004

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius or as
Denomination qualifier: Probably
Ruler/issuer: Gordian III
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Reece period: Period 12 [238-260]
Obverse description: right facing clean shaven, crop haired bust. The portrait has a rather large nose and chin. Gordian is most probable.
Obverse inscription: none present

Reverse description: lower half of standing naked figure, possibly sol.
Reverse inscription: none present

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Hinckley and Bosworth (District)
Parish or ward: Osbaston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK4203
Four figure Latitude: 52.623146
Four figure longitude: -1.381003
1:25K map: SK4203
1:10K map: SK40SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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