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COIN

Unique ID: DEV-C65202

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman copper alloy coin. The coin is a nummus of the Emperor Gratian ( 367-383 AD). Lyons mint, 367-375 AD. SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE reverse type.

Notes:

Reference No 1/7

Class: Nummus

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 367
Date to: Exactly AD 375

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.73 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Rachel Kitcherside
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead

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 19 [364-378]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Pearl-diademed,draped and cuirassed, right.
Obverse inscription: D N GRAT[IANVS AVGG AVG]

Reverse description: Victory advancing left holding wreath and palm.
Reverse inscription: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE
Reverse mint mark: O F I/-crescent/dot//LVGP
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • LRBC : p.52, no 341

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: South Hams (District)
Parish or ward: Aveton Gifford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SX6948
Four figure Latitude: 50.317343
Four figure longitude: -3.841392
1:25K map: SX6948
1:10K map: SX68SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Whilst metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DEV
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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