PUBLIC-4B2F5B: Nummus AE4 of Magnus Maximus

Rights Holder: Graham Brandejs
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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-4B2F5B

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman nummus of the House of Theodosius, either Magnus Maximus or Flavius Victor, dating to the period AD 387-388 (Reece period 20). [SPES RO-MA]-NORVM reverse type depicting a campgate with two turrets, star above. Mint of Lyon. As RIC IX, p. 50, nos.36a-b.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 387
Date to: Circa AD 388

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.4 mm
Weight: 1.2 g
Diameter: 12.36 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 20th July 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Graham Brandejs
Identified by: Mr Graham Brandejs
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

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: House of Theodosius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 20 [378-388]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Campgate with two turrets, star above
Reverse inscription: [SPES RO-MA]-NORVM

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: SPES ROMANORVM
Reverse mint mark: -//[L]VGS
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : IX p. 50, nos. 36a-b

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
Parish or ward: Rattlesden (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL9758
Four figure Latitude: 52.18505214
Four figure longitude: 0.88030042
1:25K map: TL9758
1:10K map: TL95NE
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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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