BERK-864811: Roman Coin : Nummus

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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-864811

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper alloy coin: nummus, probably of Magnentius (AD350-353). Reverse: Chi- Rho Dimensions: Diameter 27.45mm; thickness 1.55mm; weight 5.9g

Notes:

Found during Weekend Wanderers Rally 1-2 Sep 2007

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.55 mm
Weight: 5.9 g
Diameter: 27.45 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st September 2007

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Paula Levick
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Tkt no. 178

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: Probably
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Mint or issue place: Ambianum
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Bare headed bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Chi-Rho
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Vale of White Horse (District)
To be known as: Wantage

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Rally
Current location: Returned to finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

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

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