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Unique ID: BH-3AF1C2

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A copper-alloy nummus of Valens (AD 364-378); GLORIA ROMANORVM reverse; minted at Lyon, First period, AD 364-367. Ref.: RIC Vol. IX, p. 44, no. 10b.

Dimensions: 17.9mm diameter, 1.2mm thick. Weight: 1.73g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Exactly AD 364
Date to: Exactly AD 367

Dimensions and weight

Thickness: 1.2 mm
Weight: 1.73 g
Diameter: 17.9 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st January 2000

Personal details

Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr Julian Watters - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 12/32 - 4

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Complete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Valens [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378] [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Mint or issue place: Lyon (Lugdunum) [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Obverse description: Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Obverse inscription: [DN VA]LEN-S P F AVG
Reverse description: Emperor advancing right, holding labarum and dragging captive.
Reverse inscription: GLORIA RO-MANORVM
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA ROMANORVM [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reverse mintmark: O F I//(LVG).S (sic.)
Status: Regular

A resized image of Roman coin: nummus of Valens

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Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands
County: Northamptonshire
District: Kettering
To be known as: Rushton

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Unknown [scope notes]
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Character undetermined[scope notes]

References cited

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Created: Tuesday 21st February 2012
Updated: Friday 3rd May 2013

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