LVPL-0670D1: Roman nummus of Gratian

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Unique ID: LVPL-0670D1

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy nummus of Gratian, (AD 367-383). Reverse: VOT V MVLT X in wreath. Reece period 20, AD 379 - 87.

Evidence of reuse: Pierced

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 379
Date to: Circa AD 387

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.7 g
Diameter: 15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 26th October 2014 - Sunday 26th October 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

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: Gratian
Reece period: Period 20 [378-388]
Obverse description: Diadem, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Obverse inscription: [D N GRAT]IANVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Wreath surrounding inscription.
Reverse inscription: VOT V MVLT X

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: VOT / V / MVLT / X
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: Navenby

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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