BUC-C80799: Roman coin: Nummus or radiate

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COIN

Unique ID: BUC-C80799

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

A copper-alloy radiate or nummus of an uncertain emperor dating to the period AD 260 - 402, possibly a contemporary copy. The reverse possibly depicts an altar. The coin is very worn, and an irregular oval shape.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 260
Date to: Circa AD 402

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 15.5 mm
Width: 14.6 mm
Weight: 1.05 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 31st July 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Arwen Wood
Identified by: Arwen Wood

Other reference numbers

Other reference: AYBCM 4757

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate or nummus
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Uncertain (AD 260 - 402)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: Altar
Reverse inscription: [...]

Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
Parish or ward: Fleet Marston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7715
Four figure Latitude: 51.82832029
Four figure longitude: -0.88406706
1:25K map: SP7715
1:10K map: SP71NE
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: Date find submitted for recording
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BUC
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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