BUC-67DF21: Roman coin: Nummus of Magnentius

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COIN

Unique ID: BUC-67DF21

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy nummus of Magnentius (AD 350-353) dating to AD 350-352, Reece period 18. GLORIA ROMANORVM reverse type depicting Emperor galloping right, spearing barbarian. Mint of Lyon. RIC VIII, page 185, number 115.

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 352

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 23.1 mm
Width: 21.7 mm
Weight: 5.92 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 18th August 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Arwen Wood
Identified by: Arwen Wood

Other reference numbers

Other reference: AYBCM 4863

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: Lugdunum
Obverse description: Bare bust right
Obverse inscription: DN MAGNEN/TIVS PF AVG

Reverse description: Emperor galloping right, spearing barbarian
Reverse inscription: GLORIA ROMANORVM

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA ROMANORVM
Reverse mint mark: RPLG
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : VIII Page 185, number 115

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
District: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Haversham-cum-Little Linford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP8343
Four figure Latitude: 52.07914794
Four figure longitude: -0.79026831
1:25K map: SP8343
1:10K map: SP84SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Date find submitted for recording
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BUC
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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