SUR-37CD91: Roman coin: Nummus of Licinius II

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COIN

Unique ID: SUR-37CD91

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper alloy nummus of Magnentius (AD 350-3), dating to AD 351-3 (Reece Period 18), VICTORIAE DD NN AVG ET CAE, Two Victories holding wreath inscribed VOT V MVLT X. Mint unclear.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.8 g
Diameter: 21.79 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 14th August 2008

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: 10-1078

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: Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: D N MA[ ... ] AVG

Reverse description: Two Victories holding a wreath inscribed VOT V MVLT X
Reverse inscription: (VICTORIAE DD NN AVG ET CAE)

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: -//[ ... ]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
Parish or ward: Soulbury (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP8926
Four figure Latitude: 51.925415
Four figure longitude: -0.707149
1:25K map: SP8926
1:10K map: SP82NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
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: About one year ago

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