HAMP-BC3CAF: Roman coin : nummus of Gratian

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A Roman nummus of Gratian (AD367-83), SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE reverse type depicting winged Victory advancing holding wreath and palm, dating to the period AD 375-8 (Reece period 19). Mint of Arles.
Reference: RIC IX, p.66, no.19(b)xv(c)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 375
Date to: Circa AD 378

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 18 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Mr David Algar
Secondary identifier: Ms Katie Hinds

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Hampshire Cultural Trust Object Entry Form WINCM 668

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Gratian
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Mint or issue place: Arelatum
Obverse description: Pearl diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Obverse inscription: D N GRATIA-NVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Winged victory advancing holding wreath and palm.
Reverse inscription: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE
Reverse mint mark: -/-//TCON
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : 9 Arles 19(b)xv(c)

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
To be known as: Owslebury

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Created: 2 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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