BERK-29CA36: Roman coin: Nummus of Valens

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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-29CA36

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy Roman nummus (AE4) of Valens (AD 364-378). SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE reverse. Sear (1998) No. 4118.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.92 mm
Weight: 2.7 g
Diameter: 17.17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2010 - Saturday 8th May 2010

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2010.204

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: Probably
Obverse description: Draped and diademed bust right
Obverse inscription: DN VALENS PF AVG

Reverse description: Victory advancing right holding wreath
Reverse inscription: SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: //PTR
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • Sear : 1988 4118

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: South Oxfordshire (District)
To be known as: Cholsey

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
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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