LVPL-8370F7: nummus

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-8370F7

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy nummus of Gratian, AD 367-378 (Reece Period 19). Reverse: GLORIA NOVI SAECVLI. Mint of Arles.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.45 mm
Weight: 2 g
Diameter: 17.86 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st November 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Secondary identifier: Dr Vincent Drost

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: Diadem, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Obverse inscription: [D N GRATIANVS AVGG AVG]

Reverse description: Emperor standing right, head left, holding labarum and shield
Reverse inscription: [GLORIA NOVI SAECVLI

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA NOVI SAECVLI
Reverse mint mark: OF [ ]//[ ]CON[ ]
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: Scopwick

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found while metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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