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COIN

Unique ID: SF-559D63

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Roman nummus. Gloria Novi Saeculi type, struck for Gratian at the mint of Arles in the period AD 367-75. Obverse is a pearl-diademed, draped bust right in paludamentum. Reverse is emporer standing facing, holding shield and standard. As LRBC II, no. 503. Diameter 17.44mm, 2.82g.

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 375

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.82 g
Diameter: 17.44 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 12th December 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Andy Woods
Identified by: Mr Andy Woods

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: WSW 026

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
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 in paludamentum.
Obverse inscription: DN GRATIANVS AVGG AVG

Reverse description: Emporer standing facing, holding shield and standard
Reverse inscription: GLORIANO VISAECULI

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA NOVI SAECVLI
Reverse mint mark: -/.//PCON
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Near Bury St Edmunds

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: Wednesday 11th April 2012
Updated: Wednesday 11th April 2012

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