SUR-A56CC8: Roman coin: a contemporary copy nummus of Magnentius

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COIN

Unique ID: SUR-A56CC8

Object type certainty: Certain
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A contemporary copy of a nummus of Magnentius (AD 355-361, Reece period 18)

Rev: Two Victories holding a wreath

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 355
Date to: Circa AD 361

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.34 g
Diameter: 11 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Identified by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: G221

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 description: A bare headed bust facing right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Two Victories holding a wreath
Reverse inscription: VICTORIAE DD NN AVG ET CAE

Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Fourth Century reverse type: VICTORIAE DD NN AVG ET CAE(S)
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • Boon Counterfeit Coins : Plate VIII, no. 150

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Hart (District)
Parish or ward: Greywell (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU7150
Four figure Latitude: 51.244765
Four figure longitude: -0.984206
1:25K map: SU7150
1:10K map: SU75SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Before 2010
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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