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Unique ID: YORYM1743

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Uncertain coin, possibly a nummus, of Valens (GLORIA ROMANORVM, Mint of Siscia, 364-78. This record will probably never be completed. The original record had Seaby 4017 and stated the coin was a siliqua. However, the description given suggests it is a bronze issue.


This record was created before the Portable Antiquities Scheme began using the Central Database. We are aware that this record may fall below our usual standards of recording, and we are working to rectify this. The National Finds Adviser has attempted to reconstruct this record.

Class: siliqua of Valens


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st September 2000

Personal details

Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Possibly
Ruler/issuer: Valens
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Mint or issue place: Siscia
Obverse inscription: VALENS AVGVS

Reverse inscription: GLORIA ROMANORVM

Reverse mint mark: BSISC V

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Selby (District)

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 18 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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