DEV-EEFE34: DEV-EEFE34 Roman coin of Valentinian I

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Roman copper alloy coin. The coin is a nummus of the emperor Valentinian I (364-375 AD). The coin was minted in Arles, 367-375 AD. SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE reverse type.

Notes:

Found with other coins on either of two dates:16th April 1992/ 16th October 1994.

Reference D

Class: Nummus

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 367
Date to: AD 375

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.47 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Danielle Wootton
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Valentinian I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Mint or issue place: Arelatum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Pearl diademed, draped and cuirassed, right
Obverse inscription: D N VALENTINIANVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Victory advancing left, holding wreath and palm
Reverse inscription: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: -//(PCON)

Coin references

  • LRBC : p 56, c.f. 527

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: Teignbridge (District)
Parish or ward: Denbury and Torbryan (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SX8368
Four figure Latitude: 50.500079
Four figure longitude: -3.651076
1:25K map: SX8368
1:10K map: SX88SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Whilst metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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