SOM-E3C2F3: Roman coin: nummus of Valens

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-E3C2F3

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman copper alloy nummus of Valens (364-378), GLORIA ROMANORVM (Emperor advancing right with standard dragging captive behind), minted at Aquileia, AD 364-367, LRBC Aquileia 985, p.67

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 364
Date to: Circa AD 367

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.9 mm
Weight: 2.51 g
Diameter: 17.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 5th January 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC 020769

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: Aquileia
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Draped and pearl diademed bust facing right
Obverse inscription: [DN VALENS] PF AVG

Reverse description: Emperor advancing right dragging captive behind and holding standard up to right
Reverse inscription: [GLORIA RO]MANORVM

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA ROMANORVM
Reverse mint mark: -/crossed rho//[S]MA(Q)[P]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • LRBC : Aquileia 985

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: Sedgemoor (District)
To be known as: Wembdon

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Updated: 8 years ago

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