WILT-FC4EA3: Roman coin: Nummus of Magnentius

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-FC4EA3

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Magnentius or Decentius dating to the period AD 350-353 (Reece period 18), SALVS DD NN AVG ET CAES reverse type depicting Chi-rho flanked by alpha and omega. Uncertain mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 4.99 g
Diameter: 22.6 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Richard Henry
Identified by: Mr Richard Henry

Other reference numbers

Other reference: WHM 1538

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: Bareheaded bust facing right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Chi-rho flanked by alpha and omega
Reverse inscription: [SALV]S DD NN AVG ET CAES

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: SALVS DD NN AVG ET CAES
Reverse mint mark: Illegible
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates


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

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Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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