SOM-787975: Roman coin: nummus of Gratian

Rights Holder: Somerset County Council
CC License:


Image use policy

Our images can be used under a CC BY attribution licence (unless stated otherwise).

COIN

Unique ID: SOM-787975

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

Roman copper alloy nummus of Gratian (367-383), REPARATIO REPVB reverse (Emperor standing to the right facing left holding victory in his left hand and with right hand raising a women kneeling to left), mint unclear, AD 378-383

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 378
Date to: Circa AD 383

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.6 mm
Weight: 2.94 g
Diameter: 21.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 8th September 2010

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC 020764

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]
Obverse description: Diademed and draped bust facing right
Obverse inscription: DN GRATIA/NVS PF AVG

Reverse description: Emperor standing to the right facing left holding victory in his left hand and with right hand raising a women kneeling to left)
Reverse inscription: [R]EPARA[TIO] REPVB

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Fourth Century reverse type: REPARATIO REI PVB
Reverse mint mark: illegible
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: Mendip (District)
To be known as: Shepton Mallet

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

No references cited so far.

Similar objects

Find number: PUBLIC-BB168E
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Gratian (AD 364-383), dating to the period AD 378-383 (Reece period 20). [REPARATIO REIPVB] reverse type depict…
Workflow: PublishedFind published

Find number: HAMP-4831B7
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
A copper alloy Roman nummus of Gratian dating to the period AD 378-383 (Reece Period 20). REPARATIO REI PVB reverse type depicting the empero…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: GLO-2F7060
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
A copper-alloy nummus of Gratian dating to the period AD 378-383. (Reece 20). Right facing bust of emperor wearing diadem [DN] GRATIANVS PF […
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf rdf representations.