SUR-0463ED: Roman coin: Nummus of Magnentius

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COIN

Unique ID: SUR-0463ED

Object type certainty: Certain
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A nummus of Magnentius dating to the period AD 350-353 (Reece Period 18). FELICITAS REIPVBLICE reverse type depicts an Emperor holding a standard and Victory. Mint of Lyon.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.84 g
Diameter: 21.89 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Identified by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield

Other reference numbers

Other reference: B15-175

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
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: A diademed bust facing right
Obverse inscription: [DN] MAGNEN[T]IVS PF AVG

Reverse description: An Emperor holding a standard and Victory
Reverse inscription: FELICITAS REIPVBLICE

Fourth Century reverse type: FELICITAS REI PVBLICAE
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Basingstoke and Deane (District)
Parish or ward: Whitchurch (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4751
Four figure Latitude: 51.25623456
Four figure longitude: -1.32787746
1:25K map: SU4751
1:10K map: SU45SE
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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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