LANCUM-7D50D7: Roman copper alloy nummus of Magnentius. AD 351-3.

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-7D50D7

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

Roman copper alloy nummus of Magnentius. AD 351-3. Probably D N MAGNENTIVS P F AVG. SALVS DD NN AVG ET CAES. The diameter is 29mm and the weight is 5.82g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 351
Date to: Circa AD 353

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 5.82 g
Diameter: 29 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 30th September 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Stuart Noon
Identified by: Mr Stuart Noon
Secondary identifier: Dr David Shotter

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: Magnentius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Obverse inscription: Probably D N MAGNENTIVS P F AVG.

Reverse inscription: SALVS DD NN AVG ET CAES.

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: BURY ST. EDMUNDS

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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