DENO-DDB038: Roman coin; Valens nummus, SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE reverse, Aquileia mint

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Unique ID: DENO-DDB038

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Roman coin; copper alloy nummus of Valens (AD364-78), SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE Victory with wreath and palm reverse, Aquileia mint, Reece period 19. Four small chunks missing out of edge. Diameter 17.7mm, weight 2.5g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.5 g
Diameter: 17.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 4th April 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Rachel Atherton
Identified by: Ms Rachel Atherton
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E6976 coin 4

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

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: Aquileia
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: D N VALEN-S P F AVG

Reverse description: Victory advancing left holding wreath and palm
Reverse inscription: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE

Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Reverse mint mark: wreath-//[]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • LRBC : p.67 no.1031

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

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

References cited

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Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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