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COIN

Unique ID: SF-D734E8

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

A Roman nummus of Valens, c.367-378 AD. Reverse: [SECVR]ITAS-[REI] PVBLICAE, Victory left with wreath. As LRBC nos. 721-732.

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 367
Date to: Circa AD 378

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.47 g
Diameter: 17.71 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st October 2008

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy

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: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: DN VALENS P F AVG

Reverse description: Victory left holding wreath
Reverse inscription: [SECVR]ITAS-[REI] PVBLICAE

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: -//[S]M(leaf)RT

Coin references

  • LRBC : nos. 721-732

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Forest Heath (District)
To be known as: Freckenham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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