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Unique ID: SF-559D63

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A copper-alloy Roman nummus. Gloria Novi Saeculi type, struck for Gratian at the mint of Arles in the period AD 367-75. Obverse is a pearl-diademed, draped bust right in paludamentum. Reverse is emporer standing facing, holding shield and standard. As LRBC II, no. 503. Diameter 17.44mm, 2.82g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Period to: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 367
Date to: Circa AD 375

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 2.82 g
Diameter: 17.44 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 12th December 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Andy Woods - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr Andy Woods - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: WSW 026

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Complete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Gratian [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378] [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Mint or issue place: Arles (Arelatum - Constantina) [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Obverse description: Pearl-diademed, draped bust right in paludamentum.
Obverse inscription: DN GRATIANVS AVGG AVG
Reverse description: Emporer standing facing, holding shield and standard
Reverse inscription: GLORIANO VISAECULI
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA NOVI SAECVLI [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reverse mintmark: -/.//PCON
Status: Regular

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern
County: Suffolk
District: St. Edmundsbury
To be known as: Near Bury St Edmunds

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]

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Created: Wednesday 11th April 2012
Updated: Wednesday 11th April 2012

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