NCL-CFFF72: Nummus of House of Valentinian

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Unique ID: NCL-CFFF72

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

Nummus of House of Valentinian, possibly Valens.


Sf 138

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 364
Date to: AD 378

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 1980 - Monday 1st January 1990

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Philippa Walton
Identified by: Dr Philippa Walton

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Sf 138

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Valens
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Emperor wearing diadem facing right.
Obverse inscription: DM VALEN[...]PF AVG

Reverse description: Winged Victory? advancing left holding wreath? Star in left field.
Reverse inscription: GLORIA RO[...]

Reverse mint mark: TRP

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Tyneside (Metropolitan District)
District: North Tyneside (Metropolitan District)
To be known as: Near Backworth

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NCL
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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