CAM-8433B4: Nummus of Valens

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COIN

Unique ID: CAM-8433B4

Object type certainty: Certain
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Nummus of Valens, SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE reverse

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 364
Date to: AD 378

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.27 g
Diameter: 16.23 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 5th December 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Elizabeth Gill
Identified by: Miss Elizabeth Gill

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

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: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Cuirassed, draped and pearl diademed bust of emperor, right
Obverse inscription: DN VALENS PF AVG

Reverse description: Victory advancing left holding wreath and palm. OF//I in fields.
Reverse inscription: SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE

Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Reverse mint mark: LVGPD
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
Parish or ward: Great Ashfield (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL9967
Four figure Latitude: 52.265143
Four figure longitude: 0.914806
1:25K map: TL9967
1:10K map: TL96NE
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

References cited

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Audit data

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

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