BH-A1C774: Roman coin: nummus of Gratian

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Unique ID: BH-A1C774

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy nummus of Gratian (AD 367-383); GLORIA ROMANORVM reverse, minted AD 367-378.

Dimensions: 15.7mm diameter, 1.1mm thick; weight: 1.35g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 367
Date to: Exactly AD 378

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.1 mm
Weight: 1.35 g
Diameter: 15.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 11th September 2011

Rally details.

This object was found at Thesaurus group at Offley, Hertfordshire, September 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr Harvey Cross
Secondary identifier: Mr Julian Watters

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 11/201 - 25

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: Probably
Obverse description: Diademed bust right.
Obverse inscription: D N G[RATIANVS...

Reverse description: Emperor advancing right, holding standard and dragging captive.
Reverse inscription: [GLORIA ROMANORVM]

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA ROMANORVM
Reverse mint mark: //[ ]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: North Hertfordshire (District)
To be known as: Offley

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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