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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-59EEE6

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A very worn copper-alloy Roman nummus, probably of the House of Valentinian, dating to the period c. AD 364-378 (Reece period 19). Probably SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE reverse type depicting Victory advancing left holding wreath and palm. Unclear mint. Mint mark and legends unclear due to preservation of the coin.

Dimensions : Diameter 14.4mm, thickness 1.0mm, and weight 1.1gm. Die Axis 6 o'clock.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 364
Date to: Circa AD 378

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 1.1 g
Diameter: 14.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 18th September 2016 - Sunday 18th September 2016

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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: House of Valentinian
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Obverse description: Diademed and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: IIIegible

Reverse description: Victory advancing left holding wreath and palm
Reverse inscription: [SECVRITAS REI REPVBLICAE]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Fourth Century reverse type: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE
Reverse mint mark: []//[]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
Parish or ward: Carlton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL6254
Four figure Latitude: 52.1605039
Four figure longitude: 0.36693625
1:25K map: TL6254
1:10K map: TL65SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: While searching cultivated arable land.
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 8 months ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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