LEIC-E50313: Roman copepr alloy nummus of Magnentius

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Unique ID: LEIC-E50313

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman copper alloy nummus of Magnentius. 22mm diameter, 2mm thick and weighing 4.84grams.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 4 g
Diameter: 22 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 11th April 2007

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: Magnentius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: right facing bust
Obverse inscription: DNMAGNENTIUSPFAVG

Reverse description: two victories holding up a votive wreath

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Reverse mint mark: TRS?
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: East Winch (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF6916
Four figure Latitude: 52.71526431
Four figure longitude: 0.50051104
1:25K map: TF6916
1:10K map: TF61NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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