SUR-8BC935: Roman: A nummus of Magnentius

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Unique ID: SUR-8BC935

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A copper alloy nummus of Magnentius, 350-3 Mint unclear, AD 350-1 Rev. FELICITAS REI PVBLICE; emperor stg l., hdg Victory on globe and standard Mintmark: -//[ ] Ref. RIC VIII, p. 185, c.f. 109 and p. 213, c.f. 135ff. Reece 18


This coin was probably struck at Lyon or Arles.


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 350
Date to: AD 351

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Identified by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 08.1239

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]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: (Rosette)-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust facing right.
Obverse inscription: [D N MAGNENTIVS] P F AVG ;

Reverse description: Emperor stg left holding Victory on globe and standard
Reverse inscription: FELICITAS REI PVBLICE

Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Reverse mint mark: -//[ ]

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Guildford (District)
Parish or ward: Shalford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ0047
Four figure Latitude: 51.213457
Four figure longitude: -0.569694
1:25K map: TQ0047
1:10K map: TQ04NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Updated: 8 years ago

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