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Unique ID: PUBLIC-C99F96

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper alloy Roman nummus, dating to c. AD 330-402. Obverse: [ ]IN?[ ], diademed head right. Reverse description originally given: standing helmeted figure, [-]LSA[-]AN. Probably a depiction of Mars. The coin is badly corrdoded and damaged. The National Finds Adviser would need to see the coin to attempt further identification.

Diameter: 16.73mm Thickness 1.33mm Weight 1g

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 330
Date to: Circa AD 402

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.33 mm
Weight: 1 g
Diameter: 16.73 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 20th January 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Dominic Shelley
Identified by: Mr Dominic Shelley
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Uncertain - 4th century
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Unclear diademed bust right
Obverse inscription: [ ]IN[ ]

Reverse description: Unclear standing figure
Reverse inscription: [-]LSA[-]AN(?)

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
Parish or ward: Knapwell (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL3360
Four figure Latitude: 52.22215748
Four figure longitude: -0.05438244
1:25K map: TL3360
1:10K map: TL36SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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