BH-BA4B55: Roman coin: nummus of uncertain emperor

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Unique ID: BH-BA4B55

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper-alloy nummus of uncertain emperor dated to the period AD 260-402 (Reece periods 13-21). The obverse depicts a pearl-diademed and draped bust facing right. Illegible reverse. Uncertain mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 2017 - Wednesday 7th February 2018

Personal details

Recorded by: Mr Matthew Fittock
Identified by: Mr Matthew Fittock

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: Probably
Ruler/issuer: Uncertain (AD 260 - 402)
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Pearl-diademed draped bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: Illegible
Reverse inscription: [...]

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: East Hertfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Walkern (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL2727
Four figure Latitude: 51.92703812
Four figure longitude: -0.15443825
1:25K map: TL2727
1:10K map: TL22NE
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Recording Institution: BH
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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