BERK-C27936: Roman coin: Nummus of Gratian

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Unique ID: BERK-C27936

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A copper alloy Roman nummus (AE2) of Gratian (AD 367-383). REPARATIO REIPVB reverse. Struck in Lyon AD 378-383. RIC IX Lyons 28a.

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.72 mm
Weight: 4.4 g
Diameter: 24.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2010 - Friday 12th November 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2010.549

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]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Pearl diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: DN GRATIA-NVS PF AVG

Reverse description: Gratian standing left raising kneeling female figure
Reverse inscription: REPARATIO REIPVB

Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: REPARATIO REI PVB
Reverse mint mark: -|S//LVGS
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : IX Lyon 28a

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: South Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Dorchester (Civil Parish)

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Updated: 8 years ago

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