WILT-81D272: Roman coin: Nummus of Gratian

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-81D272

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn copper-alloy Roman nummus of Gratian dating to the period AD 375-378 (Reece Period 19), 'GLORIA ROMANORVM' Emperor dragging captive, Arles mint. LRBC no 536.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 375
Date to: Exactly AD 378

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.46 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2010 - Monday 31st October 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Richard Henry
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: Arelatum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Pearl diademed draped bust right
Obverse inscription: [DN GRATIA]NVS PF AVG

Reverse description: Emperor dragging captive
Reverse inscription: GLORIA RO[MANORVM]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA ROMANORVM
Reverse mint mark: E C// [...] CON
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • LRBC : 536

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Tisbury

Spatial coordinates


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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Audit data

Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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