BH-D99CE4: Roman coin: nummus of Gratian

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-D99CE4

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A copper-alloy nummus of Gratian; GLORIA NOVI SAECVLI reverse type; minted at Arles, AD 367-375; RIC no. 15. The coin has corroded and very worn surfaces. It measures 15.9mm in diameter, 1.7mm thick and weighs 2.2g.

Class: Nummus

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: With finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 367
Date to: AD 375

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 2.2 g
Diameter: 15.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 10th June 2009

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr Julian Watters

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 09/63 - 21

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: Gratian
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Mint or issue place: Arelatum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: [Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed] bust right.
Obverse inscription: [DN GRATIANVS AVGG AVG]

Reverse description: Emperor standing facing, head left, holding labarum and leaning on shield.
Reverse inscription: [GLORIA NOVI SAECVLI]

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: - //[ ]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: North Hertfordshire (District)
To be known as: Baldock

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: With finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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

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