NARC-EDB491: Contemporary copy of a Roman coin, obverse

Rights Holder: Northamptonshire County Council
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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-EDB491

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

A contemporary copy of a Roman nummus or radiate. The coin is very worn and suffers from corrosion. Its tiny diameter indicates that it is a contemporary copy.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 260
Date to: AD 400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.4 g
Diameter: 9.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st January 2004

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Tom Brindle
Identified by: Dr Tom Brindle

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate or nummus
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Uncertain - 3rd century
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Obverse description: Illegible
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Illegible
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse mint mark: Illegible
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
District: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Hanslope (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7848
Four figure Latitude: 52.124818
Four figure longitude: -0.86207
1:25K map: SP7848
1:10K map: SP74NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
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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Audit data

Recording Institution: NARC
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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