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COIN

Unique ID: SF-B5A2A4

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

An incomplete copper-alloy Roman nummus of Magnentius or Decentius (AD 350-353), dating to AD 352-353 (Reece Period 18). [SALVS DD NN AV]G E[T CAES] reverse type depicting large Chi-Rho in the centre; [A]-ω in the field. Mint unclear.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 352
Date to: Circa AD 353

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.33 mm
Weight: 2.96 g
Diameter: 23.38 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st April 2019

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Magnentius or Decentius
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Obverse description: Bare headed unclear bust right.
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: Large Chi-Rho in the centre; [A]-ω in the field.
Reverse inscription: [SALVS DD NN AV]G E[T CAES]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: SALVS DD NN AVG ET CAES
Reverse mint mark: [A]-ω//[...]
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Blythburgh

Spatial coordinates


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: SF
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