LEIC-4C706E: Roman copper alloy  nummus

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-4C706E

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman copper alloy Nummus of Magnentius dating to AD 350-1 (Reece period 18), reverse type FELICITAS REI PVBLICE depicting the emperor in military dress facing left, holding Victory on globe and Chi-Rho standard. Mint of Trier.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 350
Date to: Circa AD 351

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.04 g
Diameter: 24 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]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Obverse description: right facing bust
Obverse inscription: [IM]PCMA[GNENTIVSPFAVG]

Reverse description: Emperor standing with standard in left hand and Victory in right hand
Reverse inscription: [FELICITASREIPVBLICAE]?

Fourth Century reverse type: FELICITAS REI PVBLICAE
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Possibly

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Rutland (Unitary Authority)
District: Rutland (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Leighfield (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK8203
Four figure Latitude: 52.6185874
Four figure longitude: -0.79022511
1:25K map: SK8203
1:10K map: SK80SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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