SUR-70B12C: Roman coin: Nummus of Magnentius

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COIN

Unique ID: SUR-70B12C

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A contemporary copy of a nummus of Magnentius dating to the period c. AD 350-353 (Reece Period 18). GLORIA ROMANORVM reverse type depicts a soldier on a horse riding down a captive. Prototype from 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: 2.47 g
Diameter: 21.59 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Identified by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Secondary identifier: Dr Vincent Drost

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 15-932

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 bare headed bust facing right with the letter A behind
Obverse inscription: D N MAGNENTIVS [...]

Reverse description: A soldier on a horse riding down a captive
Reverse inscription: GLORIA ROMANORVM

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA ROMANORVM
Reverse mint mark: //[ ]SLG
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Bedford (Unitary Authority)
District: Bedford (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Melchbourne and Yielden (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL0264
Four figure Latitude: 52.26471304
Four figure longitude: -0.50680455
1:25K map: TL0264
1:10K map: TL06SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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