BUC-3F85F8: Roman coin: nummus

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Unique ID: BUC-3F85F8

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper alloy nummus dating from the 4th century AD. The coin is very worn, and possibly depicts two people standing on the reverse. There is an incised cross on the reverse.

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
Weight: 3.19 g
Diameter: 21.6 mm

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

Reverse description: two figures standing

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
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: SP7220
Four figure Latitude: 51.8739332
Four figure longitude: -0.95556823
1:25K map: SP7220
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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Created: 4 months ago
Updated: About one month ago

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