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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-20BAFC

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A Roman copper alloy nummus of Magnentius or Decentius, dating to AD 350-353 (Reece period 18). FELICITAS REIPVBLICAE reverse type, depicting the emperor standing left holding a standard and victory. Uncertain mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 350
Date to: Exactly AD 353

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.38 g
Diameter: 18.4 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Wil Partridge
Identified by: Mr Wil Partridge

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt: 019498

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: Bare headed bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Emperor standing left with victory and standard
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: FELICITAS REI PVBLICAE
Reverse mint mark: Unclear
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
Parish or ward: Muchelney (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST4324
Four figure Latitude: 51.01254139
Four figure longitude: -2.81389319
1:25K map: ST4324
1:10K map: ST42SW
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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 8 months ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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