GLO-8974E7:

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COIN

Unique ID: GLO-8974E7

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A copper-alloy nummus of Magnentius dating to the period AD 350-353. (Reece 18). Right facing draped portrait of emperor showing no head gear. [DN MAGNEN]-TIVS [PF AVG] / Large 'Chi Rho' symbol with A and W either side. SALVS [DD NN AVG ET CAES]

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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

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st August 2015 - Wednesday 5th August 2015

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Kurt Adams
Identified by: Mr Kurt Adams

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]
Obverse description: Right facing draped portrait of emperor showing no head gear
Obverse inscription: [DN MAGNEN]-TIVS [PF AVG]

Reverse description: Large 'Chi Rho' symbol with A and W either side
Reverse inscription: SALVS [DD NN AVG ET CAES]

Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: SALVS DD NN AVG ET CAES
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Bath and North East Somerset (Unitary Authority)
District: Bath and North East Somerset (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Saltford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST6867
Four figure Latitude: 51.40112086
Four figure longitude: -2.46139181
1:25K map: ST6867
1:10K map: ST66NE
WOEID: 26345184
Grid reference source: From finder
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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: GLO
Created: Monday 10th August 2015
Updated: Monday 10th August 2015

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