SF-5F83D0: Roman coin: nummus of Magnentius.

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-5F83D0

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Magnentius, dating to AD 352-353 (Reece Period 18). SALVS D[D NN ]AVG ET CAE[S] reverse type depicting Chi-Rho, alpha and omega in the field. Uncertain mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 352
Date to: Circa AD 353

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.49 mm
Weight: 7.75 g
Diameter: 28.84 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 20th September 2018

Personal details

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

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]
Obverse description: Bear-headed ,draped and cuirassed bust right.
Obverse inscription: DN MAGNEN-TIVS PF AVG

Reverse description: Chi-Rho, alpha and omega in the field. Uncertain mint.
Reverse inscription: SALVS D[D NN ]AVG ET CAE[S]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: SALVS DD NN AVG ET CAES
Reverse mint mark: -//[]
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Tendring (District)
To be known as: Beaumont-cum-Moze

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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