SUR-FA2AC5: Roman coin: Nummus of Magnentius or Decentius

Rights Holder: Surrey County Council
CC License:


Image use policy

Our images can be used under a CC BY attribution licence (unless stated otherwise).

COIN

Unique ID: SUR-FA2AC5

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

A nummus of Magnentius or Decentius dating to the period AD 350-353 (Reece Period 18). The reverse type depicts a Chi-Rho with Alpha and Omega. Much of the circumference is missing.

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: 3 g
Diameter: 19.66 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 16th August 2015

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: B15-1179

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: Possibly
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Obverse description: A diademed bust facing right

Reverse description: Chi-Rho

Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Beech Hill (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU6964
Four figure Latitude: 51.37087642
Four figure longitude: -1.01015041
1:25K map: SU6964
1:10K map: SU66SE
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

No references cited so far.

Similar objects

Find number: WILT-92B341
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
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 typ…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: WILT-62FC30
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
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 typ…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: WILT-753633
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
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 typ…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf rdf representations.