BERK-4B4C75: Roman Coin Nummus

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Unique ID: BERK-4B4C75

Object type certainty: Certain
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A small Roman copper alloy coin (nummus of Valens) AD 364-378. Dimensions: diameter 18.0mm; weight 2.94g

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Returned to finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.94 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Paula Levick
Identified by: Ms Paula Levick

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Ruler/issuer: Valens
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Obverse description: Bust right, pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed
Obverse inscription: .... SPF AVG

Reverse description: Valens advancing left holding labarum (chi-rho Christogram standard) in left and dragging captive with right
Reverse inscription: [G]LORIARO ...IO....

Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Vale of White Horse (District)
Parish or ward: Blewbury (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU5285
Four figure Latitude: 51.56149
Four figure longitude: -1.25126
1:25K map: SU5285
1:10K map: SU58NW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: Returned to finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Reece, R. and James, S. 1986 Identifying Roman Coins Seaby 40

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Audit data

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

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