NLM-D72A95: Roman nummus of Magnentius

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Unique ID: NLM-D72A95

Object type certainty: Certain
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A very worn copper alloy Roman nummus of Magnentius, c. AD 350-353. The reverse is probably two victories holding a shield.

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.58 g
Diameter: 19.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st October 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Lisa Staves
Identified by: Ms Lisa Staves
Secondary identifier: Dr Kevin Leahy

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM11871

Materials and construction

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

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 bust facing right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Two victories holding a shield
Reverse inscription: [VICTORIAE DD NN AVG ET CAES]

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: Illegible

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Winteringham (Civil Parish)

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Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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