LEIC-E196F0: E196F0  late roman nummus

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-E196F0

Object type certainty: Certain
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Late Roman nummus of Gratian (Reece 142)

Notes:

Reece says it must be Gratian, but this contradicts Sear??

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 367
Date to: AD 383

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 1.35 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 12th January 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

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: Gratian
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Mint or issue place: Arelatum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: diademed bust facing right
Obverse inscription: [DNGRATIANVSPFAVG]

Reverse description: Emperor standing holding labarum and resting on shield
Reverse inscription: [GLORIANOVI]SAECVLI

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: SCON

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Charnwood (District)
To be known as: Thrussington

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

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

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