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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-EF0359

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper alloy nummus of Gratian dating to AD 367-83 (Reece period 20). Reverse type depicting VOT/XV/MVLT/XX in wreath. Mint of Lyons.LRBC p. 52, no. 377.

Overall dimensions: 13mm in diameter and 2.01g in weight.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 367
Date to: Exactly AD 383

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.01 g
Diameter: 13 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Susheela Burford
Identified by: Dr Susheela Burford
Secondary identifier: Dr Adam Daubney

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 6044

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
Reece period: Period 20 [378-388]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Obverse description: Pearl diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Obverse inscription: D N GRATIANVS PF AVG

Reverse description: VOT/XV/MVLT/XX in wreath.

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: VOT / XV / MVLT / XX
Reverse mint mark: LVGP
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • LRBC : p. 52, no. 377

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

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