WILT-87C277: Roman coin: Nummus of Magnentius

Rights Holder: Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum
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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-87C277

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy Roman nummus of Magnentius or Decentius dating to the period AD 350-353 (Reece period 18), SALVS DD NN AVG ET CAES reverse type depicting a Chi-rho flanked by alpha and omega. Uncertain mint.

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 g
Diameter: 9.9 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ellie Vandyk
Identified by: Ms Ellie Vandyk
Secondary identifier: Mr Richard Henry

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM2015-40

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: Bust facing right
Obverse inscription: [...]NI[...]

Reverse description: Chi-rho flanking alpha and omaga
Reverse inscription: [SALVS DD NN AVG ET CAES]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: SALVS DD NN AVG ET CAES
Reverse mint mark: Illegible
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU0843
Four figure Latitude: 51.18617291
Four figure longitude: -1.88691593
1:25K map: SU0843
1:10K map: SU04SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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