DOR-74925B: Roman coin: Nummus of Magnus Maximus or Flavius Victor

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COIN

Unique ID: DOR-74925B

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Fragment of a copper alloy nummus of Magnus Maximus (AD 383 - 388) or Flavius Victor (AD 387 - 388) dating to AD 387 - 388 (Reece period 20). SPES ROMANORVM (camp gate with star above) reverse type.

Diameter: 10.87mm
Thickness: 0.91mm
Weight: 0.38g
Die axis:10

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 387
Date to: Circa AD 388

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.91 mm
Weight: 0.38 g
Diameter: 10.87 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Sarah Kelman
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS019451

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Fragment

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Magnus Maximus or Flavius Victor
Reece period: Period 20 [378-388]
Obverse description: Bust, right, draped
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: Camp gate with star above
Reverse inscription: SPES RO[MANORVM]

Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: SPES ROMANORVM
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: Christchurch (District)
Parish or ward: West Highcliffe (District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SZ1994
Four figure Latitude: 50.74529793
Four figure longitude: -1.73207213
1:25K map: SZ1994
1:10K map: SZ14SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Recording Institution: DOR
Created: About one year ago
Updated: 12 months ago

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