BH-254753: Roman coin: Half Centenionalis of Magnentius

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-254753

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn and corroded copper-alloy Half Centenionalis of Magnentius; VICTORIAE DD NN AVG ET CAES reverse type; 350-353 AD. Measures 16.54mm in diameter, 1.06mm thick and weighs 1.48g.

Class: Half Centenionalis

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: with finder
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: 1.06 mm
Weight: 1.48 g
Diameter: 16.54 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 10th October 2006

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Donna Watters
Identified by: Mr David Thorold

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 06/111 - 46

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Uncertain

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]
Obverse description: Bare-headed, draped bust right.
Obverse inscription: D N MAGNE[NTIVS P F AVG]

Reverse description: Two victories facing each other, holding a shield inscribed [VOT] V MVLT X
Reverse inscription: [VICTORIAE DD NN AVG ET CAES]

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: Not visible.

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: North Hertfordshire (District)
To be known as: North Hertfordshire

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: with finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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