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COIN

Unique ID: SUR-FDD575

Object type certainty: Certain
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A nummus of Valens, mint of Thessalonica. Rev: GLORIA ROMANORVM

Notes:

The unworn condition of this coin and the fact it is from an eastern Roman mint combine to suggest that this is not an ancient loss.

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.14 g
Diameter: 17.28 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr David W Williams
Identified by: Mr David W Williams

Other reference numbers

Other reference: B10.61

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

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: Thessalonica
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Diademed bust facing right.
Obverse inscription: DN VALENS PF AVG

Reverse description: Emperor dragging captive to right
Reverse inscription: GLORIA ROMANORVM

Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Reverse mint mark: TES
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wokingham (Unitary Authority)
District: Wokingham (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Finchampstead (Civil Parish)

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Audit data

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

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