LIN-965113: Roman coin: nummus of a late 3rd to early 5th century emperor

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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-965113

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper alloy nummus of an unknown late 3rd to early 5th century emperor (c. AD 296-402). Reverse type illegible. Mint unknown. The coin is extremely worn and roughly a third of the coin has broken away.

Overall dimensions: 14.17mm in length, 13.88mm in width and 0.59g in weight.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 296
Date to: Circa AD 402

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 14.17 mm
Width: 13.88 mm
Weight: 0.59 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Susheela Burford
Identified by: Dr Susheela Burford

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: Nummus, uncertain ruler, c. 330-402
Obverse description: Bust right.
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Illegible
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Near Caistor

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Updated: 5 months ago

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