NLM-DA2537: Nummus of Gratian

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-DA2537

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

Copper alloy.

Coin. Nummus of Gratian (367-383), Reece period 19, Arles mint third officina.

Obverse description: Diademed draped and cuirassed bust right.

Obverse inscription: [DN GRA]TIANVS AVGG AVG

Reverse description: Emperor standing facing holding labarum and leaning on shield.

Reverse inscription: [GLORIA N]OVI SAEC[VLI]

Mintmark: OF III/

This coin was kindly identified by Cliff Reeves.

Diameter: 17.9mm, Weight: 1.61gms, die axis: 12.

Class: Nummus of Gratian (367-383)
Inscription: obverse: [DN GRA]TIANVS AVGG AVG reverse: [GLORIA N]OVI SAEC[VLI]

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 367
Date to: Circa AD 383

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.61 g
Diameter: 17.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 10th May 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM17900

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: Arelatum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Diademed draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: [DN GRA]TIANVS AVGG AVG

Reverse description: Emperor standing facing holding labarum and leaning on shield
Reverse inscription: [GLORIA N]OVI SAEC[VLI]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA NOVI SAECVLI
Reverse mint mark: OF III/
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)

References cited

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