YORYM-DEFFA6: Roman Coin : Nummus of Magnentius

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-DEFFA6

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy nummus of Magnentius dating to the period AD 350 - 353 (Reece Period 18). VICTORIAE DD NN AVG ET CAE reverse type depicting two Victories holding shield inscribed VOT//V//MVLT//X. Mint possibly of Amiens.

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: 3.9 g
Diameter: 21.4 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E06212

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: Ambianum
Obverse description: Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust right with A behind
Obverse inscription: D N MAGNEN-TIVS PF AVG

Reverse description: Two Victories holding shield inscribed VOT//V//MVLT//X
Reverse inscription: VICTORIAE DD NN AVG ET CAES

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: VICTORIAE DD NN AVG ET CAE(S)
Reverse mint mark: AM[----]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Blyton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK8595
Four figure Latitude: 53.4449235
Four figure longitude: -0.72170894
1:25K map: SK8595
1:10K map: SK89NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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