LEIC-B82266: Roman copper alloy nummus of Magnentius, AD 350-3 (Reece Period 18)

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-B82266

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Roman copper alloy nummus of Magnentius, AD 350-3 (Reece Period 18). Mint of Trier. Reverse type: GLORIA ROMANORVM - Emperor in military dress galloping right, holding shield, wielding a spear at a bare-headed foe before the horse. RIC VIII TRier 269; Sear 18798

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 350
Date to: Circa AD 353

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 4.26 g
Diameter: 23 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Elisabeth Janovsky
Identified by: Ms Wendy Scott

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: Trier
Obverse description: Bare-headed, draped, cuirassed right-facing bust, with A behind head.
Obverse inscription: D N MAGNEN-TIVS PF AVG

Reverse description: Emperor in military dress galloping right, holding shield, wielding spear at a bare-headed foe before the horse.
Reverse inscription: GLORIA ROMANORVM

Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA ROMANORVM
Reverse mint mark: TRP
Status: Regular

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
Parish or ward: Eaton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK7726
Four figure Latitude: 52.82603797
Four figure longitude: -0.8586798
1:25K map: SK7726
1:10K map: SK72NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: About one year ago
Updated: 12 months ago

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