SOM-A8FFA0: Roman Coin: Nummus of Valens

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-A8FFA0

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

Copper alloy nummus of Valens, SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE, mint of Aquileia, 367-75. LRBC Part II, no. 67 (1960, p. 106).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Post AD 367
Date to: Ante AD 375

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.21 g
Diameter: 17.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 18th October 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Naomi Payne
Identified by: Dr Naomi Payne
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Entry 020060

Materials and construction

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

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: Draped bust with pearl diadem, right
Obverse inscription: DN VALEN-S P F AVG

Reverse description: Victory walking left with a wreath
Reverse inscription: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE

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

Coin references

  • LRBC : Part II p. 106, no. 67

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
District: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Haversham Cum Little Linford

Spatial coordinates


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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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