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Unique ID: DUR-E67EA1

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Copper alloy nummus of Gratian (367-83), minted in Arles, 367-75.

Reverse-[GLORIA NOVI SAECVLI]; Emperor left with standard and shield

RIC IX, 15

Finders ref- Bag 1, no.25

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 367
Date to: Circa AD 375

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.9 g
Diameter: 17.33 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Identified by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Bag 1, no.25

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: Diademed, draped & cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: D N GRATIANVS AVGG AVG

Reverse description: Emperor left with standard and shield
Reverse inscription: [GLORIA NOVI SAECVLI]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA NOVI SAECVLI
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : IX 15

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Newark and Sherwood (District)
Parish or ward: Collingham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK8358
Four figure Latitude: 53.112737
Four figure longitude: -0.761462
1:25K map: SK8358
1:10K map: SK85NW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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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Recording Institution: DUR
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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