SUR-EE7796: Roman coin: Nummus of Magnentius

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COIN

Unique ID: SUR-EE7796

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A nummus of Magnentius (350-3), FELICITAS REI PVBLICAE, Mint of Lyon, AD 350-1. RIC VIII, p. 185, no. 112

Reece Period 18.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 350
Date to: Circa AD 351

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 4.87 g
Diameter: 21.34 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st January 2011 - Thursday 30th June 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr David W Williams
Identified by: Mr David W Williams
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: B11-200

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]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Diademed bust facing right
Obverse inscription: D N MAGNENTIVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Emperor holding standard and Victory
Reverse inscription: FELICITAS REI PVBLICE

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: FELICITAS REI PVBLICAE
Reverse mint mark: -//RPLG
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Reading (Unitary Authority)
District: Reading (Unitary Authority)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU7274
Four figure Latitude: 51.46040585
Four figure longitude: -0.96503274
1:25K map: SU7274
1:10K map: SU77SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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: 8 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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