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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-9B0D12

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper-alloy nummus of Magnentius or Decentius dating the period AD 350 to 353 (Reece period 18). GLORIA ROMANORVM reverse type depicting soldier on horseback riding right, attacking captive. Mint unclear.

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: 21.5 mm
Width: 20.1 mm
Thickness: 1.9 mm
Weight: 4.14 g
Diameter: 21.5 mm

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 16725

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Magnentius or Decentius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Obverse description: Bare-headed bust facing right, A behind head
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Soldier on horseback riding left, running down figure
Reverse inscription: Illegible [GLORIA ROMANORVM]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
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: Chilthorne Domer CP

Spatial coordinates


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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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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