BH-3A5CA4: Barbarous Centenionalis - obverse

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Unique ID: BH-3A5CA4

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper-alloy Barbarous Centenionalis. Possibly of Magnentius. Reasonable condition, although legend slightly worn on obverse. Measures 21.1mm long, by 18.7mm wide and 1.8mm thick. Weight = 3.46g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Post AD 350
Date to: Ante AD 402

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 21.1 mm
Width: 18.7 mm
Thickness: 1.8 mm
Weight: 3.46 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st December 2003

Personal details

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Identified by: Mr David Thorold
Secondary identifier: Mr Julian Watters

Other reference numbers

Museum accession number: 03/58

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Magnentius
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Obverse description: Bare headed cuirassed bust (right)
Obverse inscription: [... MAG]NEN[T]IVS PF AVG

Reverse description: Emperor in military attire, on horseback, leaping, with a shield and spearing a barbarian.
Reverse inscription: GLORIA ROMANORVM

Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
To be known as: Foxley

Spatial coordinates

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

References cited

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Created: 15 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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