LANCUM-E39E12: Roman coin: Nummus of the House of Valentinian

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-E39E12

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Late Roman nummus of the House of Valentian dating from c. AD364-78/9 AD. SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE reverse (Victory advancing right with wreath and branch). Valens or Valentinian.

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 379

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18 mm
Width: 15 mm
Weight: 1.43 g
Diameter: 0.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 2nd January 2009

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
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: House of Valentinian
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Obverse description: illegible
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: illegible
Reverse inscription: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Wyre (District)
To be known as: Garstang

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
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: LANCUM
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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