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COIN

Unique ID: SF-FB5A6F

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

An incomplete copper-alloy probably contemporary copy of Roman nummus of an unclear Emperor, dating to AD 330-402. Copying an unclear reverse type. The obverse has been possibly double struck, it seems to have two overlapping heads.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 330
Date to: Circa AD 402

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 0.86 g
Diameter: 14.91 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 7th February 2019

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Nummus, uncertain ruler, c. 330-402
Obverse description: Pearl diademed unclear bust right.
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: Unclear.
Reverse inscription: [...]

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Reverse mint mark: []//[]
Status: Contemporary copy

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Whepstead

Spatial coordinates


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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 29 days ago
Updated: 29 days ago

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