COIN

Unique ID: NARC-764AF1

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated

A copper-alloy Roman nummus, probably of the House of Valentinian, c.364-378 AD. Reverse: GLORIA RO-MANORVM, Emperor advancing right holding standard and dragging captive.

This has been noted as an interesting find by the recorder.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Period to: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 364
Date to: Circa AD 378

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 2.28 g
Diameter: 19 mm
Quantity: 1

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Julie Cassidy - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Ms Julie Cassidy - [view all attributed records]

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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: House of Valentinian [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378] [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Mint or issue place: Treveri (Trier, Germany) [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Obverse description: diademed bust right
Obverse inscription: [ ]
Reverse description: Emperor advancing right holding standard and dragging captive.
Reverse inscription: GLORIA RO-MANORVM
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA ROMANORVM [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Status: Regular

A resized image of nummus obverse

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East
County: Isle Of Wight
District: Isle Of Wight
Parish: Calbourne

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SZ4386
Four figure Latitude: 50.672084 Four figure longitude: -1.392857
1:25K map: SZ4386
1:10K map: SZ46NW
WOEID: 26350646
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]

Adjacent Domesday Book places

Domesday data within 2 km of discovery point is surfaced via the excellent Open Domesday website.

References cited

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Created: Tuesday 12th June 2012
Updated: Tuesday 12th June 2012

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