BH-C10971: ?Nummus of Magnentius - obverse

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-C10971

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper-alloy Roman coin. Probably a nummus of Magnentius. The coin is sub-oval in shape and has worn and encrusted surfaces. It measures 18mm long by 15.7mm wide and 1mm thick. The weight is 2.04g.

Class: Nummus

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 349
Date to: Ante AD 354

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 2.04 g
Diameter: 15.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 10th March 2004

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver entry no. 04/64 - coin 72

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Probably
Ruler/issuer: Magnentius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Obverse description: Bare headed draped bust, right.
Obverse inscription: ...NEN[TIVS...

Reverse description: 2 Victories holding a plaque inscribed [VOT V MVLT X]
Reverse inscription: VIC[TORIAE DD NN AVG ET CAE]

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: East Hertfordshire (District)
To be known as: Hadham

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

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Created: 15 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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