SF-E9C88D: Roman coinj: nummus of Magnentius.

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-E9C88D

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Magnentius (AD 350-353), dating to AD 351-353 (Reece Period 18). VICTORIAE DD NN [AVG ET CAE] reverse type depicting two Victories facing one another, holding between them wreath inscribed VOT/V/MVLT/X supported on short column. Mint of Lyon. As RIC VIII, p. 185, no. 125.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 351
Date to: Circa AD 353

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.82 mm
Weight: 1.5 g
Diameter: 16.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 10th February 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NMf 073

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
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Obverse description: Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust righ; A behind head
Obverse inscription: D N MAGNEN-TIVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Two Victories facing one another, holding between them shield inscribed VOT/V/MVLT/X supported on short column
Reverse inscription: VICTORIAE DD NN [AVG ET CAE]

Die axis measurement: 8 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: VICTORIAE DD NN AVG ET CAE(S)
Reverse mint mark: S V//RPLG
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Lackford

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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