NLM-DB61C7: Nummus of Valens

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-DB61C7

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy

Coin. Nummus of Valens (364-378), Arles mint, Reece period 19.

Obverse description: Bust pearl diademed draped and cuirassed right.

Reverse description: Victory advancing left holding wreath and palm.

Reverse inscription: [SECVRITAS] REI PVBLICAE

Mintmark: //SCON for Arles mint.

This coin, with a crescentic nibble lost, was kindly identified by Sam Moorhead.

Diameter: 16.1mm, Weight: 1.56gms, die axis: 6.

Class: Nummus of Valens (364-378)
Inscription: reverse: [SECVRITAS] REI PVBLICAE

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 378

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.56 g
Diameter: 16.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 10th May 2011

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM17915

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: Arelatum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust pearl diademed draped and cuirassed right

Reverse description: Victory advancing left holding wreath and palm
Reverse inscription: [SECVRITAS] REI PVBLICAE

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: //SCON
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)

References cited

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Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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