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NLM-01020A: Roman Coin: Nummus of Magnentius

Rights Holder: North Lincolnshire Museum
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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-01020A

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

Copper alloy coin. Probably a nummus of Magnentius (350-353); if so, Emperor left issue, Reece period 18 of 350-351; possibly clipped to remove name.

Obverse description: Bare head with pudding basin haircut, large eye, draped right.

Obverse inscription: possibly [---] AVG, possibly clipped.

Reverse description: Emperor standing left holding globe and vertical standard.

Reverse inscription: probably [FELICITAS REI PVBLICE]

Diameter: 17.6mm, Weight: 2.29gms, die axis: 6

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: Exactly AD 351

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.29 g
Diameter: 17.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 13th January 2020

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM44826

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
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 18 [348-364]
Obverse description: Bare head with pudding basin haircut, large eye, draped right
Obverse inscription: possibly [---] AVG, possibly clipped.

Reverse description: Emperor standing left holding globe and vertical standard
Reverse inscription: probably [FELICITAS REI PVBLICE]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: FELICITAS REI PVBLICAE
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)
To be known as: Gate Burton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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: NLM
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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