FAKL-40B251: Roman coin

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Unique ID: FAKL-40B251

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman coin, severly corroded, probably a nummus. Obverse: Bust left, Inscription? Reverse: ? Diameter 15.8mm, Mass 1.47g.

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: 1.47 g
Diameter: 15.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 9th April 2017

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SWY 502

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Probably
Ruler/issuer: Claudius II
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Reece period: Period 13 [260-275]
Obverse description: Radiate bust, right
Obverse inscription: ?

Reverse description: ?
Reverse inscription: ?

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)
Status qualifier: Possibly

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: Darrington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE4818
Four figure Latitude: 53.65629891
Four figure longitude: -1.27519015
1:25K map: SE4818
1:10K map: SE41NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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