BH-67CD6A: Roman coin: radiate or nummus of an uncertain emperor

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-67CD6A

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A very worn copper-alloy radiate or nummus of an uncertain emperor dating to the period AD 260-402. Unclear reverse depicting a standing figure with transverse sceptre? Uncertain mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 260
Date to: Circa AD 402

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.8 g
Diameter: 14.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 28th October 2018 - Sunday 28th October 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Matthew Fittock
Identified by: Mr Matthew Fittock

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate or nummus
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Uncertain (AD 260 - 402)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: Standing figure with transverse sceptre?
Reverse inscription: [...]

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Reverse mint mark: [...]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: North Hertfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Ashwell (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL2540
Four figure Latitude: 52.04431072
Four figure longitude: -0.17877547
1:25K map: TL2540
1:10K map: TL24SE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
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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Audit data

Recording Institution: BH
Created: About one month ago
Updated: About one month ago

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