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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-374DF7

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An incomplete Roman copper-alloy nummus of Gratian dating to the period AD 367 to 375 (Reece period 19). GLORIA NOVI SAECVLI reverse type depicting Emperor standing, head to left, standard in right hand and left hand resting on a shield. Mint of Arles.

This coins has suffered two main losses at its circumference equating to about 15% of the flan overall.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 367
Date to: Exactly AD 375

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 17 mm
Width: 15.4 mm
Thickness: 1.3 mm
Weight: 1.24 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 21984

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

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]
Obverse description: Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust facing right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Emperor standing, head to left, with standard in right hand, left hand resting on a shield
Reverse inscription: Illegible [GLORIA NOVI SAECVLI]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA NOVI SAECVLI
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: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
To be known as: Misterton CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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