NLM-95D6B1: Roman Coin: Nummus of Gratian

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-95D6B1

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy coin. Nummus of Gratian (367-383), Arles mint Emperor standing right issue of 367-375; Reece period 19.

Obverse description: Bust draped diademed ?and cuirassed right.

Reverse description: emperor standing right holding spear and shield. OF I in field.

Reverse inscription: [GLORIA NOVI SAECVLI]

Diameter: 16.2mm, Weight: 2.03gms, die axis: 12

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 367
Date to: Exactly AD 375

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.03 g
Diameter: 16.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 31st October 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM37899

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: Arelatum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust draped diademed ?and cuirassed right

Reverse description: emperor standing right holding standard and shield
Reverse inscription: [GLORIA NOVI SAECVLI]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA NOVI SAECVLI
Reverse mint mark: OF I in field
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: near Market Rasen

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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