BH-01B375: Centenionalis of Magnentius or Decentius - obverse

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-01B375

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper-alloy Roman coin. Centenionalis (nummus), probably of Magnentius (otherwise Decentius). Worn and corroded condition. Measures 22.5mm diameter by 1.3mm thick. Weight = 4.82g.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: with finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Post AD 350
Date to: Ante AD 353

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.3 mm
Weight: 4.82 g
Diameter: 22.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 20th January 2004

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Identified by: Mr David Thorold

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver entry no. 04/29-6

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 draped and [cuirassed] bust facing right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Large Chi-Rho, alpha and omega either side
Reverse inscription: [SALVS DD NN AVG ET CAES]

Reverse mint mark: Illegible

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Bedford (Unitary Authority)
District: Bedford (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Colesden

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: with finder

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BH
Created: 15 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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