BH-D57AA5: Half Centenionalis of Magnentius

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-D57AA5

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Roman coin. Half centenionalis of Magnentius. The coin has a dark green patina but is slightly corroded. It measures 19.7mm diameter by 1.9mm thick and weighs 3.75g.

Class: Half cententionalis

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: with finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Post AD 349
Date to: Ante AD 354

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.9 mm
Weight: 3.75 g
Diameter: 19.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 10th September 2004

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr David Thorold

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 04/148 - 6

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Other
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Magnentius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Obverse description: Bareheaded draped bust right, "A" behind head.
Obverse inscription: D N MAGNEN[TIVS P F AVG]

Reverse description: Two Victories holding inscribed shield.
Reverse inscription: [VICTORIAE DD NN AVG ET CAES]

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Bedford (Unitary Authority)
District: Bedford (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Willington

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: with finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BH
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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