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COIN

Unique ID: SF-DBF817

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

A worn copper-alloy Roman nummus of Valens, c.367-375 AD. Reverse: GLORIA RO-MANORVM, Emperor advancing right holding standard and dragging captive.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 367
Date to: Circa AD 375

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.1 g
Diameter: 17.49 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st August 2010

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

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: Diademed and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: D N VALEN-S P F AVG

Reverse description: Emperor advancing right holding standard and dragging captive
Reverse inscription: GLORIA RO-MANORVM

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA ROMANORVM
Reverse mint mark: -//.SMAQP.
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • LRBC : II no. 1024

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Forest Heath (District)
To be known as: Near Bury St Edmunds

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

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

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