LEIC-F3BE15: Roman copper alloy nummus of Magnentius, 350-3

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-F3BE15

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

Roman copper nummus of Magnentius. AD 350-353 (Reece period 16); Mint uncertain, reverse type : VICTORIAE DD NN AVG ET CAES two victories with wreath over altar.

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
Weight: 1.87 g
Diameter: 14 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 20th April 2017 - Thursday 20th April 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Elisabeth Janovsky
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Magnentius
Obverse description: bareheaded bust of Magnentius facing right

Reverse description: two victories with inscribed wreath, possibly VOT V MVLT X, but very worn

Fourth Century reverse type: VICT DD NN AVG ET CAES
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Harborough (District)
Parish or ward: Owston and Newbold (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK7609
Four figure Latitude: 52.67338685
Four figure longitude: -0.87745115
1:25K map: SK7609
1:10K map: SK70NE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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