KENT-9309A8: Chi-Ro nummus

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Unique ID: KENT-9309A8

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete and heavily worn copper-alloy Roman coin, possibly a nummus of Magnentius or Decentius, dating to the period AD 352-353 (Reece period 18). Possibly SALVS DD NN AVG ET CAES reverse type, depicting a large Chi-Rho flanked by alpha and omega. Uncertain mint.

Measurements: 21.42mm in diameter, 1.83mm thick and 3.44g in weight.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 352
Date to: Circa AD 353

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.83 mm
Weight: 3.44 g
Diameter: 21.42 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Identified by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

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: House of Constantine
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Obverse description: Unclear bust left?
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Large Chi-Rho [flanked by alpha and omega ?]?
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Fourth Century reverse type: SALVS DD NN AVG ET CAES
Reverse mint mark: []//[]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Possibly

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Canterbury (District)
Parish or ward: Adisham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR2053
Four figure Latitude: 51.23375378
Four figure longitude: 1.14998739
1:25K map: TR2053
1:10K map: TR25SW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Recording Institution: KENT
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