SF-CA1EEC: Roman coin:  nummus of Arcadius.

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Unique ID: SF-CA1EEC

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An incomplete copper-alloy Roman nummus of Arcadius (AD 383-408), dating to the period AD 388-392 (Reece Period 21). VICTOR[IA AVGGG] reverse type depicting Victory advancing left holding wreath and palm. Mint of Arles. As RIC IX, p. 70, no. 30e.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 388
Date to: Circa AD 392

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.68 mm
Weight: 0.76 g
Diameter: 13.15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 10th June 2017

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finder's reference -

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Arcadius
Reece period: Period 21 [388-402]
Mint or issue place: Arelatum
Obverse description: Pearl-diademed unclear bust right.
Obverse inscription: D N ARC[ADIVS P F AVG]

Reverse description: Victory advancing left holding wreath and palm.
Reverse inscription: VICTOR[IA AVGGG]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: VICTORIA AVGGG
Reverse mint mark: -//TCON
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : IX p. 70, no. 30e.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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