SOM-D89417: Roman coin: nummus of Magnentius or Decentius

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-D89417

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper alloy nummus of Magnentius or Decentius, dating to AD 351-353 (Reece period 18). SALVS DD NN AVG ET CAES reverse type, depicting a chi-rho flanked by an alpha and omega. 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 351
Date to: Exactly AD 353

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 5.7 g
Diameter: 24.8 mm

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt: 019488

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 or Decentius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Obverse description: Bare headed bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Chi-rho flanked by alpha and omega
Reverse inscription: [SALVS DD NN AVG ET CAES]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: SALVS DD NN AVG ET CAES
Reverse mint mark: [...]S
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: West Somerset (District)
Parish or ward: Old Cleeve (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST0236
Four figure Latitude: 51.11488212
Four figure longitude: -3.40144324
1:25K map: ST0236
1:10K map: ST03NW
What3Words: myself.brightens.merit
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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Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 1 week, 4 days ago
Updated: 1 week, 4 days ago

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