DOR-E1DE13: E1DE13. Roman coin: Nummus of Valens

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COIN

Unique ID: DOR-E1DE13

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy nummus of Valens. GLORIA ROMANORVM (Emperor with standard, dragging captive) reverse. Date: AD 364 - 378 Diameter: 16.08 mm Weight: 1.61 g Die axis: 6

Class: Nummus

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.61 g
Diameter: 16.08 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 18th July 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

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: Certain
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Mint or issue place: Arelatum
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Bust facing right, diademed, draped
Obverse inscription: [DN VALEN]S PF AVG

Reverse description: Emperor holding standard, dragging captive
Reverse inscription: [GLORIA] ROMANORVM

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: /A/---

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: North Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Spetisbury (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST8801
Four figure Latitude: 50.808426
Four figure longitude: -2.171676
1:25K map: ST8801
1:10K map: ST80SE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DOR
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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