BH-8340D2: Roman coin: Nummus (AE 3) of Valens

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-8340D2

Object type certainty: Certain
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A slightly worn copper-alloy Nummus (AE 3) of Valens; GLORIA ROMANORVM reverse type; AD 364-378; Aquileia mint. Measures 16.93mm in diameter, 1.75mm thick and weighs 2.4g.

Class: Nummus (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: 1.75 mm
Weight: 2.4 g
Diameter: 16.93 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 10th February 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr Loyd Wix
Secondary identifier: Mr Dave Rayment

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Bedford 2534 - 34

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]
Mint or issue place: Aquileia
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Rosette-diademed, [draped] and cuirassed bust right.
Obverse inscription: D N VALEN-S P F AVG

Reverse description: Emperor advancing right, holding labarum and dragging captive.
Reverse inscription: GLORIA RO-MANORVM

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: SMAQP

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Bedford (Unitary Authority)
District: Bedford (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Odell

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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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Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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