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Unique ID: RAH1302

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Contemporary copy of Magnentius. Bareheaded bust right draped & cuirassed, triangle in field left / 2 victories facing holding shield. Badly worn/clipped, AE4.


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.45 mm
Weight: 1.32 g
Diameter: 14.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st January 1998 - Saturday 1st January 2000

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Rhiannon Harte
Identified by: Ms Rhiannon Harte

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Ruler/issuer: Magnentius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Obverse description: bareheaded draped & cuirassed bust right, triangle in field left

Reverse description: 2 victories facing holding shield

Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: South Northamptonshire (District)

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Unknown

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: RAH
Created: 19 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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