LANCUM-E11FC1: Late Roman nummus of Valentian

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Unique ID: LANCUM-E11FC1

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman nummus of Valentian dating from AD364-378

LRBC ii, 1033

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Post AD 200
Date to: Ante AD 400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.33 mm
Weight: 2.09 g
Diameter: 18.73 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st May 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Valentinian I
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Mint or issue place: Aquileia
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Head (Diadem) facing right

Reverse description: Emperor with a standard going r dragging a captive
Reverse inscription: GLORIA ROMANORVM

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: SMAQP
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Hinckley and Bosworth (District)
To be known as: Shackerstone

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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