WMID-CA0E9D: Roman coin: Nummus of uncertain emperor

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-CA0E9D

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A incomplete copper alloy nummus, of uncertain emperor, but of fourth century AD dating. Reverse uncertain, possibly depicting a wreath. Mint uncertain.

Diameter: 16.3 mm
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 1.4 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 1.4 g
Diameter: 16.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 8th October 2016 - Saturday 8th October 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

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: Uncertain - 4th century
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust right
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: possible wreath
Reverse inscription: illegible

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Reverse mint mark: unclear
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Worcestershire (County)
District: Malvern Hills (District)
Parish or ward: Astley and Dunley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO7870
Four figure Latitude: 52.3276473
Four figure longitude: -2.32423949
1:25K map: SO7870
1:10K map: SO77SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst out searching with a metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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