PUBLIC-142327: PUBLIC-142327-copper alloy roman coin

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-142327

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A corroded copper-alloy Roman nummus of unclear type, probably dating to the period c.AD 330-402. Illegible reverse type.

Weight: 0.53gms Diameter: 11.7mm

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 330
Date to: Circa AD 402

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.53 g
Diameter: 11.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 16th September 2018

Rally details.

This object was found at Detectival 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr William Burleigh
Identified by: Mr William Burleigh
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

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: Probably
Ruler/issuer: Nummus, uncertain ruler, c. 330-402
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Unclear laureate or diademed bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Illegible
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse mint mark: []//[]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: West Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Ascott-under-Wychwood (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3018
Four figure Latitude: 51.8597841
Four figure longitude: -1.56578102
1:25K map: SP3018
1:10K map: SP31NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: metal detecting Find
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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