LIN-7E2604: Roman coin

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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-7E2604

Object type certainty: Certain
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A late Roman copper alloy nummus of Magnentius, mint of Lyond. The reverse depicts the emperor on horseback going right, spearing a barbarian.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Post AD 350
Date to: Ante AD 353

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 22 mm
Thickness: 1.2 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney

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: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bare headed draped and cuirassed bust right, A behind head
Obverse inscription: DN MAGNENTIVS PF AVG

Reverse description: Emperor in military dress galloping right, without sheild, spearing barbarian kneeling left, with outstretched arms in front of horse; below horse, shield and broken spear.
Reverse inscription: GLORIA ROMANORVM

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: [ ]S[LG]
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: South Kesteven (District)
Parish or ward: Folkingham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF0733
Four figure Latitude: 52.883826
Four figure longitude: -0.411313
1:25K map: TF0733
1:10K map: TF03SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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