BUC-D1EDDB: Roman coin: nummus

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Object type certainty: Certain
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A very worn Roman nummus, possibly of Magnentius, dating from the 4th century AD. The mint and reverse type are unclear. The coin is oval in shape.

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: 21.9 mm
Width: 17.9 mm
Weight: 2.9 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 21st March 2019

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 4991

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: Bare bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: Illegible
Reverse inscription: [...]

Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Wycombe (District)
Parish or ward: Princes Risborough (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP8002
Four figure Latitude: 51.71103962
Four figure longitude: -0.84353385
1:25K map: SP8002
1:10K map: SP80SW
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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