YORYM-91F721: Roman Coin : Nummus of Magnentius

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-91F721

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy nummus of Magnentius dating to the period AD 350 - 353 (Reece Period 18). FELICITAS REIPVBLICE reverse type depicting emperor holding standard and Victory. Probably mint of Lyon.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 4 g
Diameter: 23.6 mm

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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]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: DN MAGNENT[IVS PF AVG]

Reverse description: Emperor holding standard and Victory
Reverse inscription: FELICITAS [REIPVBLICE]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: FELICITAS REI PVBLICAE
Reverse mint mark: [-]SL[-]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Ryedale (District)
Parish or ward: Barton-le-Street (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE7277
Four figure Latitude: 54.183733
Four figure longitude: -0.898239
1:25K map: SE7277
1:10K map: SE77NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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