SOM-61C5F4: Roman Coin: Nummus of Magnus Maximus or Flavius Victor (Probably)

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Unique ID: SOM-61C5F4

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy nummus of Magnus Maximus or Flavius Victor (probably), SPES ROMANORVM, mint uncertain, 387-8.


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Post AD 387
Date to: Ante AD 388

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.64 g
Diameter: 11.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 31st December 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Naomi Payne
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead

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: Magnus Maximus
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Reece period: Period 20 [378-388]
Obverse description: Unclear bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Camp gateway with two towers
Reverse inscription: [SPES ROMANORVM]

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Reverse mint mark: Illegible
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Great Bedwyn

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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