SWYOR-DD2422: Roman Coin; nummus of Arcadius, VICTORIA AVGGG

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Unique ID: SWYOR-DD2422

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy Roman coin: a nummus of Arcadius (AD 383 - 408) dating from AD 388 - 395 (Reece Period 21), VICTORIA AVGGG reverse type depicting Victory, advancing left holding wreath and palm. Mint unknown. It is 12.5mm in diameter and 1.4mm thick. It weighs 1.01gm.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 388
Date to: Exactly AD 395

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.4 mm
Weight: 1.01 g
Diameter: 12.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 25th February 2018 - Sunday 25th February 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Jack Volunteer Coulthard
Identified by: Mr Jack Volunteer Coulthard
Secondary identifier: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 3143

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: Arcadius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 21 [388-402]
Obverse description: A draped and diademed bust of the emperor, right.
Obverse inscription: DN ARCADIVS [P]F AV[G]

Reverse description: Victory, advancing left, holding wreath and palm.
Reverse inscription: [VICTO]RIA AVGG[G]

Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: VICTORIA AVGGG
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Ludford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF2289
Four figure Latitude: 53.38376396
Four figure longitude: -0.16722279
1:25K map: TF2289
1:10K map: TF28NW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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