LEIC-B6EEFE: Roman coin: nummus of uncertain ruler

Rights Holder: Phil Harding
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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-B6EEFE

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Copper alloy Roman coin, possibly a nummus of an uncertain ruler. The coin is in very poor, corroded condition, is 15mm in diameter and weighs 1.24g.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: With finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.24 g
Diameter: 15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 6th January 2019

Personal details

Recorded by: Dr Phil Harding
Identified by: Dr Phil Harding

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2766

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: Possibly
Ruler/issuer: Uncertain - 4th century
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Obverse description: Corroded

Reverse description: Corroded

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
Parish or ward: Frisby on the Wreake (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6917
Four figure Latitude: 52.7462272
Four figure longitude: -0.97928098
1:25K map: SK6917
1:10K map: SK61NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Whilst searching with a metal detector
Current location: With finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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