DOR-905216: Roman coin: nummus of Gratian

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Unique ID: DOR-905216

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A copper alloy nummus of Gratian (AD 367 - 383) dating to AD 367 - 378 (Reece period 19). GLORIA NOVI SAECVLI (Emperor standing holding shield and standard) reverse type.
Date: Roman
Diameter: 17.95 mm
Weight: 1.79 g
Die axis: 6

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 367
Date to: Circa AD 378

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.79 g
Diameter: 17.95 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS 017585

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: Certain
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Obverse description: Bust, right, diademed, draped and cuirassed
Obverse inscription: [DN GRATIA]NVS [PF AVG]

Reverse description: Emperor standing holding shield and standard
Reverse inscription: GLORI[A NO]VI S[AECVLI]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA NOVI SAECVLI
Reverse mint mark: illegible
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: North Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Charlton Marshall (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST8702
Four figure Latitude: 50.81739718
Four figure longitude: -2.18590445
1:25K map: ST8702
1:10K map: ST80SE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DOR
Created: 2 months ago
Updated: About one month ago

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