SOM-61FEE6: Roman Coin: Nummus of Gratian

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-61FEE6

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Copper alloy nummus of Gratian (367-83), SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE, mint of Arles, 367-78.

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Post AD 367
Date to: Ante AD 378

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.97 g
Diameter: 17.4 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: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Gratian
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 20 [378-388]
Mint or issue place: Arelatum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Draped bust with pearl diadem right
Obverse inscription: DN GRATIA-NVS P F A[VG]

Reverse description: Victory walking left with a wreath
Reverse inscription: [SE]CVRITAS REI PVBLIC[AE]

Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: -//..CON..
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

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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Audit data

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Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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