BH-25AFC4: Roman coin: AE 3 of Valens

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-25AFC4

Object type certainty: Certain
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A very worn and corroded copper-alloy AE 3 of Valens; GLORIA ROMANORVM reverse type; AD 364-378. Measures 16.2mm in diameter, 1.6mm thick and weighs 2.22g.

Class: AE 3

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: with finder
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
Thickness: 1.6 mm
Weight: 2.22 g
Diameter: 16.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 10th October 2006

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Donna Watters
Identified by: Mr David Thorold

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 06/111 - 48

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: Certain
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Obverse description: Diademed, draped [and cuirassed] bust right.
Obverse inscription: [D N VALENS]-S P F AVG

Reverse description: Emperor in military attire advancing right, holding labarum and dragging captive.
Reverse inscription: [GLORIA ROMANORVM]

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: Not visible.

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: North Hertfordshire (District)
To be known as: North Hertfordshire

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Updated: 8 years ago

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