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COIN

Unique ID: SF-616501

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

A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Valens, c.364-378 AD. Reverse: SECVRITAS-REI PVBLICAE, Victory advancing left holding wreath and palm. Similar to LRBC II nos. 1028-1031.

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 364
Date to: Circa AD 378

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.4 g
Diameter: 18.67 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st May 2009

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: Aquileia
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Diademed and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: D N VALEN-S P F AVG

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

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: Wreath -//SMAQP

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Near Bury St Edmunds

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: 9 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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