NLM-B5983E: Roman Coin: probably a Nummus indeterminate, large module

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-B5983E

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy coin. Possibly a large module nummus of an indeterminate ruler, possibly Reece period 16 issue of 321-324, by analogy with Iovi Conservatori issues which include radiate obverse.

Obverse description: Radiate bust right

Obverse inscription: [---]IANVSIVS[---]

Reverse description: Nude figure standing ?facing holding vertical object in left hand

Obverse inscription: II[---]

Diameter: 23.1mm, Weight: 3.71gms, die axis: 6

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 321
Date to: Circa AD 324

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.71 g
Diameter: 23.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 31st December 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM42092

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: Probably
Obverse description: Radiate bust right
Obverse inscription: [---]IANVSIVS[---]

Reverse description: Nude figure standing ?facing holding vertical object in left hand
Reverse inscription: II[---]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Rudston

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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