YORYM-869974: Roman Coin : Nummus of Magnentius

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-869974

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy nummus of Magnentius dating to the period AD 350 - 353 (Reece Period 18). FELICITAS REIPVBLICE reverse type depicting emperor in military dress standing left holding standard with Chi-Rho and Victory on globe. Mint of Lyon.

RIC VIII, p.185, no.112.

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: 3.6 g
Diameter: 24.5 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E05655

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: Certain
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Rosette-diademed and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: DN MAGNEN-TIVS AVG

Reverse description: Emperor in military dress standing left holding standard with Chi-Rho and Victory on globe
Reverse inscription: FELICITAS REIPVBLICE

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: FELICITAS REI PVBLICAE
Reverse mint mark: RSLG
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Ryedale (District)
Parish or ward: Burythorpe (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE7865
Four figure Latitude: 54.07503128
Four figure longitude: -0.80941724
1:25K map: SE7865
1:10K map: SE76NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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