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COIN

Unique ID: SF-3603FE

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Magnentius (AD 350-353), dating to AD 350351 (Reece Period 18). [FELICITAS] REI PVB[LICE] reverse type depicting Emperor standing left holding Victory on globe and Chi-Rho standard (labarum). Mint of Trier. Cf RIC VIII, p. 158, no. 264 (unlisted variant for obverse).

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 351

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.15 mm
Weight: 2.36 g
Diameter: 17.92 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st February 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
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: Bare headed draped and cuirassed bust right; A behind bust.
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: Emperor standing left holding Victory on globe and Chi-Rho standard (labarum); A on right field.
Reverse inscription: [FELICITAS] REI PVB[LICE]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Fourth Century reverse type: FELICITAS REI PVBLICAE
Reverse mint mark: - A//[...]
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : VIII cf p. 158, no. 264 (unlisted obverse variant)

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Wordwell

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
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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