SUR-BC25F2: Roman coin: nummus of Magnentius

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COIN

Unique ID: SUR-BC25F2

Object type certainty: Certain
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A nummus of Magnentius, 350-353, probably mint of Amiens (Reece period 18)

Rev: Two Victories holding a shield inscribed VOT/V/MVLT/X over an altar

VICTORIAE DD NN AVG ET CAE

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.62 g
Diameter: 22 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: G323

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]
Mint or issue place: Ambianum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: A draped and cuirassed bust facing right
Obverse inscription: [D N MAGNENTIVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Two Victories holding a shield inscribed VOT/V/MVLT/X over an altar
Reverse inscription: VICTORIAE DD NN AVG ET CAE

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

  • RIC : VIII p. 122, cf no. 5

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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