LEIC-DEC4F0: Roman copper alloy nummus of Magnentius

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-DEC4F0

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman copper alloy nummus of Magnentius, 350-53AD (Reece period 18), Reverse type VICTORIAE DD NN AVG ET CAES, two victories with wreath. The coin is very worn.

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: 1.93 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: 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
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Obverse description: Right facing bareheaded bust
Obverse inscription: [DN MAGNENTIVS P F AVG]

Reverse description: Two Victories holding up a wreath over altar
Reverse inscription: [VICTORIAE DD NN AVG ET CAES]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: VICT DD NN AVG ET CAES
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Rushcliffe (District)
Parish or ward: Owthorpe (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6832
Four figure Latitude: 52.88117458
Four figure longitude: -0.99097579
1:25K map: SK6832
1:10K map: SK63SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Updated: About one month ago

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