NLM-ADFCD2: Roman Nummus of Constans

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-ADFCD2

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy. Coin. Nummus of Valens (364-378) or Valentinian (364-375). Issue of 364-378, Reece Period 19. Obverse description: Diademed and draped bust right. Reverse description: Victory advancing left holding wreath. Reverse inscription: SECVRITAS REIPUBLI(CAE). Cliff Reeves kindly identified this coin. Diameter: 15.82mm, Weight: 1.68gms, die axis: 11

Class: Nummus
Sub class: Valens or Valentinian
Inscription: reverse: SECVRITAS REIPUBLI(CAE)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 364
Date to: Circa AD 375

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.68 g
Diameter: 15.82 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 12th December 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM13850

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: Uncertain - 4th century
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Obverse description: Diademed and draped bust right

Reverse description: Victory advancing left holding wreath
Reverse inscription: SECVRITAS REIPUBLI(CAE).

Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Torksey

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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