ESS-FC9C5F: Roman coin: nummus or radiate

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COIN

Unique ID: ESS-FC9C5F

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

Incomplete and extremely worn copper-alloy Roman coin. The coin is either a nummus or a radiate but the lack of existing detail on both the obverse and reverse make it very difficult to decipher which. Dating from the mid 3rd century to late 4th century AD.

Notes:

Finder notes that there were three coins found within the immediate are of one another: ESS-FC69BA, ESS-FC894D, ESS-FC9C5F

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 400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.1 g
Diameter: 14.9 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Sophie Flynn
Identified by: Ms Sophie Flynn

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)
Obverse description: illegible
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: illegible
Reverse inscription: illegible

Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Maulden (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL0536
Four figure Latitude: 52.01250581
Four figure longitude: -0.47150054
1:25K map: TL0536
1:10K map: TL03NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: ESS
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Updated: About one month ago

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