BUC-3F010D: Roman coin: nummus

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Unique ID: BUC-3F010D

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper alloy nummus dating from the 4th century. The coin is very worn, and the reverse is completely worn. On the obverse is a bust facing right. There is a circular hole pierced near the right side of the neck of the bust

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 300
Date to: Circa AD 400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 17.1 mm
Width: 16.1 mm
Weight: 1.13 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 19th December 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Arwen Wood
Identified by: Arwen Wood

Other reference numbers

Other reference: AYBCM 4934

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: Uncertain - 4th century
Obverse description: Bust right

Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
Parish or ward: Quainton (District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7120
Four figure Latitude: 51.87406119
Four figure longitude: -0.9700912
1:25K map: SP7120
1:10K map: SP72SW
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: Date find submitted for recording
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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