NARC-B58F72: Roman coin: Nummus of Magnentius (obverse)

Rights Holder: Northamptonshire County Council
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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-B58F72

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

A worn copper-alloy nummus of Magnentius dating to the mid-4th century AD

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 350
Date to: AD 353

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 2.3 g
Diameter: 18.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 19th September 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Magnentius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Emperor bareheaded, draped and cuirassed facing right
Obverse inscription: IM CAE MAG[N-ENTIVS AVG]

Reverse description: Emperor in military dress standing left, holding Victory on globe and standard with Chi-Rho on banner
Reverse inscription: [FELICITAS] REIPVBLI[CE]

Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: /A/[TRP..]

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: Daventry (District)
Parish or ward: Norton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP6163
Four figure Latitude: 52.261791
Four figure longitude: -1.107656
1:25K map: SP6163
1:10K map: SP66SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

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

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