DEV-1B69A1: Roman coin: nummus of Antoninus Pius

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COIN

Unique ID: DEV-1B69A1

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman nummus of the House of Constantine, probably dating to the period c.AD 317-348. Unclear reverse type and mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 317
Date to: Circa AD 348

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.53 mm
Weight: 2.38 g
Diameter: 18.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 2nd September 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Lucy Shipley
Identified by: Dr Lucy Shipley
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC Receipt 017894

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: House of Constantine
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Unclear
Reverse inscription: [...]S[...]

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Urchfont (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU0456
Four figure Latitude: 51.3031082
Four figure longitude: -1.94400723
1:25K map: SU0456
1:10K map: SU05NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DEV
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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