KENT-95364E: lead-alloy nummus?

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Unique ID: KENT-95364E

Object type certainty: Certain
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A heavily worn lead-alloy? contemporary copy of a Roman 4th century nummus, uncertain VOT wreath proto-type, probably House of Constantine.

This coin has a pale white/cream patination, which suggests a high lead content.

Measurements: 14.52mm in diameter, 1.4mm thick and 1.36g in weight

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 402

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.4 mm
Weight: 1.36 g
Diameter: 14.52 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Identified by: Mr Jo Ahmet

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

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

Reverse description: Wreath enclosing 'VOT' inscription now illegible

Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Dover (District)
Parish or ward: Wingham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR2359
Four figure Latitude: 51.28645736
Four figure longitude: 1.1966269
1:25K map: TR2359
1:10K map: TR25NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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