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Unique ID: FASAM-F59346

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy nummus, probably of Magnentius or Decentius, dating to AD 352-3 (Reece Period 18), probably SALVS DD NN AVG ET CAES, Chi-Rho between Alpha and Omega. Mint not recorded.

This coin was reported, but not seen by the recorder. It is most likely to be of the above issue of Magnentius or Decentius, although there was another large module coin with a large Chi-Rho reverse struck for Constantius II at Trier in c. 352-3.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 352
Date to: Circa AD 353

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Sam Moorhead
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: TSN Moorhead Catalogue EF 10 (G)

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
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Obverse description: Not given
Obverse inscription: Not given

Reverse description: Large Chi-Rho between alpha and omega
Reverse inscription: Probably: SALVS DD NN AVG ET CAES (or possibly SALVS AVG NOSTRI)

Reverse mint mark: Not given
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Urchfont (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU0256
Four figure Latitude: 51.30311833
Four figure longitude: -1.97269609
1:25K map: SU0256
1:10K map: SU05NW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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