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Unique ID: SOMDOR761

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman copper-alloy nummus of Valentinian II dating from the period AD 378-87 (Reece period 20).VOT XV MVLT XX (or similar) reverse type depicting a wreath. Mint uncertain.


PAL 1296


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 378
Date to: Exactly AD 387

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 30th October 1999

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

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: Valentinian II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 20 [378-388]
Obverse description: Bust right with diadem
Obverse inscription: DN V[ALENTINIANV]S PF [AVG]

Reverse description: Wreath
Reverse inscription: Illegible [VOT XV MVLT XX]

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: East Dorset (District)
To be known as: Witchampton

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOMDOR
Created: 18 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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