SOM-D4DC71: Roman Coin: Nummus of Magnentius or Decentius

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-D4DC71

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Copper alloy nummus of Magnentius or Decentius, VICTORIAE DD NN AVG ET CAE, mint uncertain, 350-3.

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
Weight: 1.89 g
Diameter: 18.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 7th May 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Naomi Payne
Identified by: Dr Naomi Payne

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Entry 021611

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Magnentius
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Obverse description: Bare-headed bust/head, right; 'A' behind bust/head
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Two Victories holding a shield inscribed with VOT V MVLT X
Reverse inscription: VICTORIAE [DD NN AVG ET CAE]

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
To be known as: Seavington St Michael

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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