NMGW-E54707: Roman coin: Bronze of Gratian

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Unique ID: NMGW-E54707

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman coin of Gratian, 367-383 AD. The coin is a bronze and bears the legend GLORIA NOVI SAECVLI. It bears the mintmark N- over SCON denoting that it was struck at the Arles mint. The coin was struck c. 367-375 AD and weighs 2.241g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 367
Date to: Circa AD 375

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.241 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st August 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ruth Battye
Identified by: Mr Edward Besly

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NMGWPA 2005.168.2

Materials and construction

Primary material:

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Gratian
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Mint or issue place: Arelatum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Reverse inscription: GLORIA NOVI SAECVLI

Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA NOVI SAECVLI
Reverse mint mark: N-//SCON
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Wales (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Monmouthshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Monmouthshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Portskewett (Community)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST4989
Four figure Latitude: 51.597523
Four figure longitude: -2.737687
1:25K map: ST4989
1:10K map: ST48NE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMGW
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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