LANCUM-298BF3: Late Roman nummus of Valens

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-298BF3

Object type certainty: Certain
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Late Roman nummus of Valens dating from c. AD367-75.

LRBC II.103

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Post AD 367
Date to: Ante AD 375

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 1.92 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton
Secondary identifier: Dr David Shotter

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: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: diademed bust right
Obverse inscription: D N VALENS P F AVG

Reverse description: Victory left with wreath
Reverse inscription: GLORIA ROMANORVM

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Reverse mint mark: TRP
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • LRBC : II 103

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
To be known as: Cambridgeshire

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: Returned to finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

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

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