NLM-598885: Gold Solidus Magnus Maximus

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Unique ID: NLM-598885

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A gold solidus of Magnus Maximus, AD 383-388, VICTORIA AVGG, Trier. RIC IX 77b. Reece 20

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 383
Date to: AD 388

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.29 mm
Weight: 4.51 g
Diameter: 20.93 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st May 2004

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Lisa Staves
Identified by: Ms Lisa Staves
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: nlm08087

Materials and construction

Primary material: Gold
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Solidus
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Magnus Maximus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 20 [378-388]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust facing right
Obverse inscription: D N MAG MAXIMVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Two emperors seated facing, together holding a globe. Behind and between them the upper proportion of a Victory with outspread wings; Between them below, a palm branch
Reverse inscription: VICTORIA AVGG

Reverse mint mark: //TROB

Coin references

  • RIC : IX p. 28, no. 77b

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Hibaldstow

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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