HESH-7E79D5: Roman Coin: Nummus of House of Valentinian 364-392 AD

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COIN

Unique ID: HESH-7E79D5

Object type certainty: Certain
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Nummus of House of Valentinian 364-392 AD, possibly a contemporary copy

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 364
Date to: AD 392

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.6 mm
Weight: 1.11 g
Diameter: 13.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st January 1840

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Peter Reavill
Identified by: Mr Peter Reavill

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: House of Valentinian
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Obverse description: Diadem crowned bust right
Obverse inscription: DN VAL[E]N[ ... ]

Reverse description: Relatively crude Victory advancing left, crude shaped behind victory E
Reverse inscription: VLII LIAE

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: [.]IN[N]
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Possibly

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Leominster

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Agricultural or drainage work
Discovery circumstances: Discovered by agricultural workers (Irish Potato pickers)
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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