CAM-6D7C28: Roman Coin : Copper alloy Nummus of Valentinian I.

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COIN

Unique ID: CAM-6D7C28

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

Copper alloy Nummus of Valentinian I, (Reece period 19). Reverse legend reads: GLORIA ROMANORVM. Reverse: Emperor dragging captive to right. Mint: Siscia AD 367-375. LRBC: p73 c.f. 1408 passim.

Obverse legend reads: DN VALENTINI- ANVS PF AVG. Obverse: Pearl diademed, draped and cuirassed bust facing right. Die axis: 12 o'clock

Notes:

The dot after the mintmark is not recorded.

Find of note status

This has been noted as an interesting find by the recorder.

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: 1.95 g
Diameter: 18.47 mm

Discovery dates

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

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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: Valentinian I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Mint or issue place: Siscia
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Pearl diademed, draped and cuirassed bust facing right
Obverse inscription: DN VALENTINI- ANVS PF AVG

Reverse description: Emperor dragging captive to right
Reverse inscription: GLORIA ROMANORVM

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA ROMANORVM
Reverse mint mark: F-R? /-? // .SISC. The dot after the mintmark is
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • LRBC : p.73 c.f.1408 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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: CAM
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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