WMID-976340: Roman coin: Incomplete nummus of uncertain Emperor

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Unique ID: WMID-976340

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

An incomplete nummus of uncertain Emperor, but of 4th Century AD dating. Reverse type uncertain. Mint uncertain. It is possible that this may be a very corroded incomplete Post Medieval button.

Diameter: 13.4 mm
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 0.9 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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: 1.5 mm
Weight: 0.9 g
Diameter: 13.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 26th November 2017 - Sunday 26th November 2017

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: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Uncertain - 4th century
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: unclear
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: unclear
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: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Stroud (District)
Parish or ward: Slimbridge (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO7303
Four figure Latitude: 51.72506356
Four figure longitude: -2.3922955
1:25K map: SO7303
1:10K map: SO70SW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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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Updated: About one year ago

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