WAW-A3F4D0: Roman coin: nummus of Gratian (Obverse and reverse).

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COIN

Unique ID: WAW-A3F4D0

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman coin: nummus of, Gratian dating to between 378 and 383. (Period 20) The reverse depicts a wreath around VOT / XV / MVLT / XX. Mint Lyon LRBC No. 377.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 373
Date to: Exactly AD 383

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.88 g
Diameter: 15.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st January 2018 - Wednesday 7th March 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton

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: Gratian
Reece period: Period 20 [378-388]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Obverse description: Bust facing right, laureate, draped and cuirassed.
Obverse inscription: DN GRATIANVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Wreath with VOT / XV / MVLT / [XX] within.
Reverse inscription: No legend.

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Fourth Century reverse type: VOT / XV / MVLT / XX
Reverse mint mark: LVGP
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Worcestershire (County)
District: Wychavon (District)
Parish or ward: Childswickham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP0738
Four figure Latitude: 52.04035704
Four figure longitude: -1.89935746
1:25K map: SP0738
1:10K map: SP03NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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