YORYM-027465: Roman coin : Nummus of Valens

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-027465

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy nummus probably of Valens, SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE, probably Aquileia, AD 364-7. LRBC, p67, c.f. no. 972.

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 364
Date to: Circa AD 367

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 17.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st December 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson
Identified by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

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: Valens
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Mint or issue place: Aquileia
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirass bust right
Obverse inscription: [ ] large lettering

Reverse description: Victory left
Reverse inscription: SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Reverse mint mark: B-//-

Coin references

  • LRBC : p67, c.f. no. 972

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Near Bridlington

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: YORYM
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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