WREX-B8CC26: Very worn copper alloy Roman Nummus possibly AD 355-378

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Unique ID: WREX-B8CC26

Object type certainty: Certain
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Very worn copper alloy Roman nummus, possibly dating AD 355-378 with illegible obverse and reverse types.

Diameter: 11.8mm; weight: 0.9g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 355
Date to: Circa AD 378

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.9 g
Diameter: 11.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 18th December 2017 - Monday 18th December 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Susie White
Identified by: Dr Susie White
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Wrexham Museum Entry form No. 1244

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Possibly
Obverse description: Illegible

Reverse description: Illegible

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Wales (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Flintshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Flintshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Northop

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found while metal detecting.

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WREX
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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