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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-455FAE

Object type certainty: Certain
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A contemporary copy of a late Roman copper-alloy nummus, possibly of Magnentius. VICTORIAE DD NN AVG ET CAE reverse type depicting two Victories holding a shield between them. Struck AD350-353. Illegible mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 350
Date to: Circa AD 353

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.21 g
Diameter: 13.4 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney

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: House of Constantine
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Obverse description: Illegible
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Two Victories standing facing one another, holding a shield between them inscribed [VOT V MVLT X]
Reverse inscription: [VICTORIAE DD NN AVG ET CAE]

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Fourth Century reverse type: VICTORIAE DD NN AVG ET CAE(S)
Reverse mint mark: Illegible
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Wragby area

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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

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