BH-71D8F7: Roman coin: nummus of Gratian

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-71D8F7

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A copper-alloy nummus of Gratian (AD 367-383); GLORIA NOVI SAECVLI reverse type; minted at Arles, AD 367-375; RIC Vol. IX, no. 15 (mintmark no. xii(a) or xiii(a)). The coin is incomplete and slightly worn and corroded. It measures 15mm in diameter, 1.6mm thick and weighs 1.1g.

Notes:

This coin has been treated by the finder, resulting in a black coating.

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: 1.6 mm
Weight: 1.1 g
Diameter: 15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 20th September 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 09/115 - 49

Materials and construction

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

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 in right hand and leaning on shield with left.
Reverse inscription: [GLORIA NO-VI SA]ECVLI

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: [OF] I//[(T)CON(*)]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

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

No references cited so far.

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Updated: 8 years ago

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