FAKL-0C0ED8: Roman coin, Magnetius

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Unique ID: FAKL-0C0ED8

Object type certainty: Probably
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman coin, corroded with much loss of detail but probably a Miliarensis of Magnentius (AD350-353) Obverse: draped, bear headed bust, right, inscription lost, Reverse: Chi-rho Christogram, inscription lost but probably 'salus dd.nn. avg et caes'. Reece Period 18, Diameter 27.2mm Mass 6.87g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 350
Date to: Circa AD 353

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 6.87 g
Diameter: 27.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 5th March 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Kevin Leahy
Identified by: Dr Kevin Leahy

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SWY 927

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Miliarensis
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Magnentius
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Obverse description: Draped, bear headed bust, right
Obverse inscription: Lost

Reverse description: Chi-rho Christogram,
Reverse inscription: 'salus dd.nn. avg et caes'.

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Fourth Century reverse type: SALVS DD NN AVG ET CAES
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wakefield (Metropolitan District)
District: Wakefield (Metropolitan District)
Parish or ward: Thorpe Audlin (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE4816
Four figure Latitude: 53.63832398
Four figure longitude: -1.27549822
1:25K map: SE4816
1:10K map: SE41NE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Metal detecting

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Updated: About one year ago

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