SOMDOR-269632: 269632. Contemporary copy of a nummus of Magnentius/Decentius. Obverse.

Rights Holder: Somerset County Council
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COIN

Unique ID: SOMDOR-269632

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

Roman copper-alloy contemporary copy of a nummus of Magnentius or Decentius dating from the period c. AD 350-353 (Reece period 18). VICTORIAE DD NN AVG ET CAE reverse type depcting two Victories with shields.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 350
Date to: Circa AD 353

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.97 g
Diameter: 13.46 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st January 2003

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Materials and construction

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

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: Draped, bare-headed bust, right. Quite a stylised portrait.
Obverse inscription: DN[---]

Reverse description: Two Victories with shield
Reverse inscription: Illegible [VICTORIAE DD NN AVG ET CAE] type

Fourth Century reverse type: VICTORIAE DD NN AVG ET CAE(S)
Reverse mint mark: -//TP
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: Sedgemoor (District)
Parish or ward: Bawdrip (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST3439
Four figure Latitude: 51.14644055
Four figure longitude: -2.94491234
1:25K map: ST3439
1:10K map: ST33NW
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOMDOR
Created: 15 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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