CAM-69F501: Roman Coin : Copper Alloy Nummus, Valens

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COIN

Unique ID: CAM-69F501

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper Alloy Nummus, Valens (REece period 19). Reverse legend reads: SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE. Reverse: Victory advancing left with wreath and palm. Mint: Aquileia AD 364. See LRBC p,67 968 passim.

Obverse legend reads: DN VALEN [...]. Obverse: Pearl diademed, draped and cuirassed bust facing right. Die axis: 6 o'clock.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.76 g
Diameter: 18.51 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 20th October 2010

Personal details

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

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: Pearl diademed, draped and cuirassed bust facing right
Obverse inscription: DN VALEN [...]

Reverse description: Victory advancing left with wreath and palm
Reverse inscription: SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: ?-//SMAQ[]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • LRBC : p,67 968 passim

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
To be known as: South Cambridgeshire

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Whilst metal detecting on arable land
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: CAM
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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