CAM-BAE556: cam-bae556 nummus of Magnentius 350-353AD.

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Unique ID: CAM-BAE556

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Nummus, of Magnentius or Decentius (AD 350-3), SALVS DD NN AVG ET CAES, Chi-Rho, minut unclear, AD 352-3.


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 352
Date to: AD 353

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 6.3 g
Diameter: 24.86 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 13th September 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Elizabeth Gill
Identified by: Miss Elizabeth Gill
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Magnentius or Decentius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Obverse description: Bare headed bust, right.
Obverse inscription: ...

Reverse description: A large central Chi-Ro with alpha and omega on either side.
Reverse inscription: SALVS DD NN AVG ET CAES

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: -//[ ]

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: East Cambridgeshire (District)
Parish or ward: Wicken (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL5474
Four figure Latitude: 52.342458
Four figure longitude: 0.259193
1:25K map: TL5474
1:10K map: TL57SW
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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: CAM
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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