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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-2BBDE1

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A broken Roman copper-alloy nummus of Magnentius dating to the period AD 350 to 353 (Reece period 18). VICTORIAE DD NN AVG ET CAES reverse type depicting two Victories holding up one large shield containing the legend VOT V MVLT X. Mint unclear.

Around 10-15% of the flan has been lost to an old circumferential break.

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
Length: 16.2 mm
Width: 13.7 mm
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 0.85 g
Diameter: 16.2 mm

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 22377

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: Magnentius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Obverse description: Bareheaded and draped bust facing right, A behind head
Obverse inscription: [D] N MAGNEN-TIVS [...]

Reverse description: Two Victories holding up a wreath inscribed [VOT / V / MVLT / X]
Reverse inscription: [VICT]ORIA[E DD NN AVG ET CAE(S)]

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: VICTORIAE DD NN AVG ET CAE(S)
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)
Parish or ward: Curry Rivel (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST3824
Four figure Latitude: 51.01202309
Four figure longitude: -2.88515801
1:25K map: ST3824
1:10K map: ST32SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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

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