NARC-F8E111: Roman nummus of Valens, obverse

Rights Holder: Northamptonshire County Council
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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-F8E111

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

A 4th-century copper-alloy Roman nummus of Valens

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 364
Date to: Circa AD 367

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 3 g
Diameter: 17.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 18th August 2005 - Monday 26th September 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

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: Certain
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Emperor pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed facing right
Obverse inscription: DN VALEN-S PF AVG

Reverse description: Victory walking left with a wreath
Reverse inscription: [SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE]

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: TRP(symbol)

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: South Northamptonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Harpole (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP6859
Four figure Latitude: 52.225016
Four figure longitude: -1.005913
1:25K map: SP6859
1:10K map: SP65NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: NARC
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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