IOW-6F4F05: Roman Coin: Nummus of Valentinian I

Rights Holder: Isle of Wight Council
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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-6F4F05

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A Roman copper-alloy nummus of Valentinian I, 364-75; GLORIA ROMANORVM; Emperor advancing right, dragging captive and holding standard; minted at Lyons, 367-75; Reece period 19. LRBC p. 52, no. 338. Obverse: D N VALENTINI - ANVS P F AVG; Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed right Reverse: GLORIA ROMANORVM; Emperor advancing right, dragging captive and holding standard

Class: Nummus

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: Exactly AD 367
Date to: Exactly AD 375

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.87 g
Diameter: 16.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 16th January 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2011-5-18

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: Valentinian I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: D N VALENTINI – ANVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Emperor advancing right, dragging captive and holding standard
Reverse inscription: GLORIA ROMANORVM

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA ROMANORVM
Reverse mint mark: O FII/- crescent and dot//...
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • LRBC : p. 52, no. 338

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

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

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