SOM-19F587: SOM-19F587: Roman coin: nummus of Gratian

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Unique ID: SOM-19F587

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A copper alloy nummus of Gratian: AD 367-83, VOT/XV/MVLT/XX (in wreath), Lyon, AD 379-83. LRBC p.52, no.377 Diameter: 14mm, Weight: 1.22g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 379
Date to: AD 383

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.22 g
Diameter: 14 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 2nd August 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Booth
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Entry 020522

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 20 [378-388]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Pearl-diademmed, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: (D N GRATIANVS P F AVG)

Reverse description: in wreath
Reverse inscription: VOT/XV/MVLT/XX

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Reverse mint mark: //LVGP
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
To be known as: Martock

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 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: 7 years ago

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