HAMP-E3C828: Roman coin: Nummus of Valens (probably)

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-E3C828

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

A 4th-century copper-alloy Roman nummus probably of Valens, 'SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE', (possibly) Trier mint (364-378 AD)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 16.95 mm
Width: 15.6 mm
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 1.45 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st August 2006

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E2071; LOF/147

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Valens
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Possibly
Obverse description: Bust diademed and draped facing right
Obverse inscription: D N [VALEN]S P F AVG

Reverse description: Victory advancing left holding wreath and palm
Reverse inscription: SE[CVRITAS REI]PVBLICAE

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: ?TR[..]

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Test Valley (District)
Parish or ward: Kings Somborne (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU3931
Four figure Latitude: 51.077005
Four figure longitude: -1.444673
1:25K map: SU3931
1:10K map: SU33SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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