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COIN

Unique ID: BM-1508F5

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy contemporary copy of a Roman nummus of Magnentius dating to the period c. AD 350-353 (Reece period 18), GLORIA ROMANORVM reverse type depicting a horseman advancing right trampling captive. Uncertain mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 350
Date to: Exactly AD 353

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 17 mm
Width: 16.25 mm
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 2.08 g

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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]
Obverse description: Bust
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Horseman advancing right trampling captive
Reverse inscription: [GLORIA ROMANORVM]

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA ROMANORVM
Reverse mint mark: Illegible
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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