LIN-044145: Late Roman copper alloy nummus

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Unique ID: LIN-044145

Object type certainty: Certain
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A late Roman copper-alloy nummus of Gratian, 'VOT/XV/MVLT/XX' type. Mint of Lyon.

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Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 378
Date to: Circa AD 387

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 15 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney

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: Unclear diademed bust right
Obverse inscription: [DN GRAT]IA-[NVS P F AVG]

Reverse description: Wreath around VOT/XV/MVLT/XX

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: VOT / XV / MVLT / XX
Reverse mint mark: [L]VGS[ ]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: Ewerby and Evedon

Spatial coordinates

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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Recording Institution: LIN
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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