NLM-2F6D95: Nummus of Valentinian I from Middle Rasen

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-2F6D95

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

Copper alloy

Coin. Nummus of Valentinian I (364-375), Reece period 19, Arles mint.

Obverse description: Bust draped and diademed right.

Reverse description: Emperor advancing right holding standard and dragging captive.

Reverse inscription: [GLORIA ROMANORVM].

In exergue: [-]O[--], perhaps for Arles mint.

Cliff Reeves kindly identified this coin, which has been cleaned to a coppery hue.

Diameter: 17.5mm, Weight: 1.59gms, die axis: 12.

Class: Nummus of Valentinian I
Inscription: In exergue: [-]O[--]

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 364
Date to: Circa AD 375

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.59 g
Diameter: 17.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 17th March 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM17776

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: Arelatum
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Bust draped and diademed right

Reverse description: Emperor advancing right holding standard and dragging captive.
Reverse inscription: [GLORIA ROMANORVM]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA ROMANORVM
Reverse mint mark: In exergue: [-]O[--],
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Middle Rasen

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
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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Audit data

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Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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