SWYOR-DCABFC: Roman Coin; illegible nummus

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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-DCABFC

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy Roman coin: a nummus of an unidentified emperor dating from about AD 300 - 400. Illegible reverse. There are some edge chips. It is 12mm in diameter and 1.4mm thick. It weighs 0.98gm.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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: 1.4 mm
Weight: 0.98 g
Diameter: 12 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 25th February 2018 - Sunday 25th February 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jack Volunteer Coulthard
Identified by: Mr Jack Volunteer Coulthard
Secondary identifier: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 3143

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper 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: A diademed bust of the emperor, right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Illegible
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Reverse mint mark: Illegible
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Ludford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF2289
Four figure Latitude: 53.38376396
Four figure longitude: -0.16722279
1:25K map: TF2289
1:10K map: TF28NW
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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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