WILT-5BD555: Roman coin: Nummus of Magnentius

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Unique ID: WILT-5BD555

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A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Magnentius dating to the period AD 350-351 (Reece period 18), FELICITAS REIPVBLICAE reverse type depicting the Emperor standing left holding Victory and standard. Mint of Trier. LRBC 50.

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 351

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.57 g
Diameter: 21.05 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Richard Henry
Identified by: Mr Richard Henry

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 4498

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: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bareheaded and cuirassed bust facing right
Obverse inscription: [DN MAGN]ENTIVS PF AVG

Reverse description: Emperor standing left holding Victory
Reverse inscription: FELICITAS REIPVBLICAE

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: FELICITAS REI PVBLICAE
Reverse mint mark: -/A//TRS
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Dinton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU0234
Four figure Latitude: 51.1052961
Four figure longitude: -1.97281166
1:25K map: SU0234
1:10K map: SU03SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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