LVPL-92A48B: Roman nummus of Gratian

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-92A48B

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Gratian (AD 367-383), dating to the period AD 375-378 (Reece period 19). GLORIA RO-MANORVM reverse type depicting the Emperor advancing right holding standard and dragging captive. Mint of Lyon. As RIC IX, p. 46, no. 22b (xxxi(b)).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 375
Date to: Circa AD 378

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.7 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 2017 - Monday 13th March 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

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: Gratian
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right.
Obverse inscription: D N GRATIA-NVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Emperor advancing right, holding standard and dragging captive.
Reverse inscription: GLORIA RO-MANORVM

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA ROMANORVM
Reverse mint mark: R S//LVGS
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : IX p. 46, no. 22b (xxxi(b))

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: Washingborough

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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

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