SF-4BEF06: Roman coin: solidus of Magnus Maximus

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-4BEF06

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

A gold Roman solidus of Magnus Maximus, c.383-388 AD. Reverse: VICTOR-IA AVGG, Two Emperors seated facing, together holding a globe. Behind and between them the upper half of Victory with wings spread, a palm branch between and below them. Mint: Trier. As RIC 9 no. 77b.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 383
Date to: Circa AD 388

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 4.47 g
Diameter: 21.41 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 29th September 2013

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

Primary material: Gold
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Solidus
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Magnus Maximus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 20 [378-388]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Rosette diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: D N MAG MA-XIMVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Two Emperors seated facing, together holding a globe. Behind and between them the upper half of Victory with wings spread, a palm branch between and below them
Reverse inscription: VICTOR-IA AVGG

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: -//TROB
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Worlingworth

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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