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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-FF2321

Object type certainty: Certain
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A late Roman copper-alloy nummus of the Emperor Magnentius (364-392). "SALVS DD NN AVG ETCAES" reverse type depicting a worn image of a chi-ro. Mint unknown. Die Axis unknown.

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
Thickness: 1.66 mm
Weight: 3.89 g
Diameter: 21.38 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Peter Wheatley
Identified by: Mr Peter Wheatley

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
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Obverse description: Image worn away.
Obverse inscription: ILLEGIBLE

Reverse description: Chi-Ro in center.
Reverse inscription: ILLEGIBLE

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: SALVS DD NN AVG ET CAES
Status: Regular

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: Caistor area

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
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: PUBLIC
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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