NLM-4DABE3: Roman Coin: Nummus of Gratian

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-4DABE3

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

Copper alloy coin. Nummus of Gratian (367-383), probably a Gloria Novi Saeculi issue of 367-375, Arles mint or copy thereof, Reece period 19; chipped.

Obverse description: Bust draped and diademed right.

Reverse description: Emperor standing facing holding shield and standard

Reverse inscription: probably [GLORIA NOVI SAECVLI]

Diameter: 16.8mm, Weight: 1.50gms, 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: Exactly AD 367
Date to: Exactly AD 375

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.5 g
Diameter: 16.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 21st March 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM35692

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Gratian
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Mint or issue place: Arelatum
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Bust draped and diademed right

Reverse description: Emperor standing facing holding shield and standard
Reverse inscription: probably [GLORIA NOVI SAECVLI]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA NOVI SAECVLI
Status: Regular
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: Swinhope

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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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