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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-A7C961

Object type certainty: Certain
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A late Roman copper alloy nummus Magnentius or Decentius, dating to AD 352-353 (Reece Period 18). [SALVS DD NN AVG ET CAES] reverse type depicting Chi-Rho, alpha and omega in the field. Uncertain mint. The coin appears to have ben cut down into a smaller module measuring 15mm diameter.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 260
Date to: Circa AD 402

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.07 g
Diameter: 15 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney

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 or Decentius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Obverse description: Bare headed bust right

Reverse description: Chi Rho with alpha and omega
Reverse inscription: [SALVS DD NN AVG ET CAES]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Bullington area

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
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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