NLM-C89493: Roman Coin: Nummus of Decentius

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-C89493

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

Copper alloy coin. Nummus of Decentius (350-353), Two Victories issue, possibly Trier mint, Reece period 18.

Obverse description: Bare headed bust draped right.

Obverse inscription: DN DECEN TIVS PF AVG

Reverse description: Two Victories holding a shield aloft inscribed VOT / [--]/[--].

Reverse inscription: [VICTORIAE] DD NN AVG [ET CAES]

In exergue: possibly TRP - part off-flan.

Diameter: 22.1mm, Weight: 4.25gms, die axis: 6

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: 4.25 g
Diameter: 22.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 8th August 2016

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM33375

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: Decentius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Obverse description: Bare-headed bust draped right
Obverse inscription: DN DECEN TIVS PF AVG

Reverse description: Two Victories holding a shield aloft inscribed VOT / [--]/[--].
Reverse inscription: [VICTORIAE] DD NN AVG [ET CAES]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: VICTORIAE DD NN AVG ET CAE(S)
Reverse mint mark: In exergue: possibly TRP – part off-flan.
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

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: Whitton

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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Audit data

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Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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