SF-A804A7: SF-A804A7: Roman coin: nummus probably of Magnentius

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-A804A7

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete copper alloy Roman nummus probably of Magnentius, dating to the period AD 350-1 (Reece period 18). FELICITAS REIPVBLICE reverse type, depicting the emperor standing facing holding standard and victory on a globe. Minted in Lyon.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 350
Date to: Exactly AD 351

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.07 mm
Weight: 2.84 g
Diameter: 20.33 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st February 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Booth
Identified by: Ms Anna Booth

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: Probably
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bare headed bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: The emperor standing facing, holding a standard and Victory
Reverse inscription: FELICITAS REIPVBLICE

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: FELICITAS REI PVBLICAE
Reverse mint mark: -//(R)PLG
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: South Norfolk (District)
To be known as: Gillingham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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