SOM-C7ED01: Roman coin: nummus of Magnus Maximus

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-C7ED01

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman copper alloy nummus of Magnus Maximus (AD 383-388), SPES ROMANORVM reverse (Camp-gate with star between its two turrets), minted at Lyon, AD 387-388, RIC IX Lyon 36a.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 387
Date to: Circa AD 388

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 1.04 g
Diameter: 12.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 23rd February 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC 020620

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: Magnus Maximus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 20 [378-388]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust facing right
Obverse inscription: [DN] MAG MA-XIMVS [PF AVG]

Reverse description: Campgate with open door, star between the two turrets
Reverse inscription: [SPES ROMAN]ORVM

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: SPES ROMANORVM
Reverse mint mark: -//[L]VGP
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: South Somerset (District)
To be known as: Misterton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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