LON-5B9BC2: A Roman copper alloy nummus of Magnentius or Decentius (AD 350-353), dating to the period AD 350-353 (Reece Period 18).

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COIN

Unique ID: LON-5B9BC2

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper alloy nummus of Magnentius or Decentius (AD 350-353), dating to the period AD 350-353 (Reece Period 18). SALVS DD NN AVG ET CAES reverse type, depicting Chi-Rho between alpha and omega. Uncertain mint.

Obverse description: Draped, bare-headed bust right. .

Obverse inscription: []

Reverse description: Large Chi-Rho between alpha and omega.

Reverse inscription: [SALVS DD NN AVG ET CAES]

Dimensions: diameter: 22.62mm, weight: 3.11g, die axis: 12

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.11 g
Diameter: 22.62 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Stuart Wyatt
Identified by: Mr Stuart Wyatt

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: Draped, bare-headed bust right
Obverse inscription: []

Reverse description: Large Chi-Rho between alpha and omega
Reverse inscription: [SALVS DD NN AVG ET CAES]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: SALVS DD NN AVG ET CAES
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: Bromley (London Borough)
To be known as: Bromley

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

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Recording Institution: LON
Created: About one year ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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