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COIN

Unique ID: SF-7EFF35

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated

A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Magnentius, c.351-353 AD. Reverse: VICTORIAE[], Two Victories holding a wreath inscribed VOT/V/MVLT/X, a column(?) beneath.

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 351
Date to: Circa AD 353

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 2.36 g
Diameter: 19.71 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st March 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown - [view all attributed records]

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered [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: Magnentius [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364] [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Obverse description: Bare headed and draped bust right, the letter A behind the head
Obverse inscription: D N MAGNEN-TIVS P F AVG
Reverse description: Two Victories holding a wreath inscribed VOT/V/MVLT/X, a column(?) beneath
Reverse inscription: VICTORIAE[]
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Fourth Century reverse type: VICTORIAE DD NN AVG ET CAE(S) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reverse mintmark: []//[]
Status: Regular

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern
County: Suffolk
District: Mid Suffolk
To be known as: Elmswell

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

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Created: Wednesday 25th April 2012
Updated: Wednesday 25th April 2012

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