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COIN

Unique ID: SUR-ED7FC2

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

A nummus copy of Magnentius dating to the period AD 350-353 (Reece Period 18). The reverse type depicts two Victories with wreaths.

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: 1.69 g
Diameter: 15.94 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Identified by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield

Other reference numbers

Other reference: B15-903

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: A bare headed bust facing right
Obverse inscription: DN M[AGNENT]IVS PF AVG

Reverse description: Two Victories with a wreath
Reverse inscription: VICTOR[IA]E D[D NN AVG ET CAES / VOT V[...]

Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Cherwell (District)
Parish or ward: Somerton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP5029
Four figure Latitude: 51.95724584
Four figure longitude: -1.27379226
1:25K map: SP5029
1:10K map: SP52NW
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: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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