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Record ID: NLM-AB07D7
Object type: COIN
Broad period: GREEK AND ROMAN PROVINCIAL
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A copper-alloy Roman coin (as?) of Gordian III (AD 238-244), dating to the period AD 238-244 (Reece period 11). NIKAI reverse type depicting the legend between four standards, two Capricorns above the central two standards. Mint of Nicaea (Bithynia). Cf. SNG Österreich Sammlung Leypold, Band I: Pontus-Lydien, pp. 38-39, no. 189. This is an Eastern mint coin, probably an as or similar denomination, of Gordian III, the first of this type to be recorded through the PAS and very unusual for Britain. The appearance of the surfaces of the coin might suggest possible deposition in a wet or …
Created on: Thursday 16th March 2017
Last updated: Monday 26th March 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Melton Ross', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-0AC50D
Object type: COIN
Broad period: GREEK AND ROMAN PROVINCIAL
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy coin. Possibly a Decadrachm of Euainetos of Sicily [400-390 BC], reported as 'found wrapped in lead a number of years ago' at an unknown location in Barnetby le Wold parish. The definition of the coin is much less clear than illustrated examples (e.g. Auction Catalogue: Monnaies et Medailles S.A. Basel [Switzerland], for sale of 26-27 November 1974, no. 68), and this might suggest it to be a recent cast reproduction or tourist souvenir. Alternatively, it may be a wartime acquisition on the part of a serviceman. In either case, its deposition as reported could perhaps have…
Created on: Friday 15th April 2016
Last updated: Friday 15th April 2016
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