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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-9CD9D2

Object type certainty: Certain
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A late Roman copper alloy nummus of Valens, mint of Trier. The reverse depicts Victory advancing left, SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE issue.

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: 1.1 g
Diameter: 15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st March 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney

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: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Pearl-diademded, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: DV VALEN-S PF AVG

Reverse description: Victory advancing left holding wreath
Reverse inscription: SECVRITAS [REIPVB]LICAE

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Gate Burton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK8382
Four figure Latitude: 53.328418
Four figure longitude: -0.755225
1:25K map: SK8382
1:10K map: SK88SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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