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COIN

Unique ID: BH-0E4607

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper-alloy nummus, probably of Gratian (AD 367-383) dating to the period AD 367-375 (Reece period 19). Probably a GLORIA NOVI SAECVLI reverse type depicting emperor standing holding standard and shield. Unclear mint.

Evidence of reuse: Pierced

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 367
Date to: Circa AD 375

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.62 g
Diameter: 16.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 3rd September 2018 - Sunday 23rd September 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Matthew Fittock
Identified by: Mr Matthew Fittock

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: Gratian
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Obverse description: Diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: Probably emperor standing facing holding labarum and resting hand on shield
Reverse inscription: [GLORIA NO-VI SAECVLI]

Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA NOVI SAECVLI
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: North Hertfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Ashwell (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL2540
Four figure Latitude: 52.04431072
Four figure longitude: -0.17877547
1:25K map: TL2540
1:10K map: TL24SE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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