LIN-040541: Late Roman copper alloy nummus

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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-040541

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A late Roman copper-alloy nummus of Valens dating to the period AD 364 to 367. 'GLORIA ROMANORVM' type depicting the emperor dragging a captive, mint of Aquileia, LRBC, p. 67, no. 970.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 364
Date to: Circa AD 367

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 17 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney
Secondary identifier: 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: Arelatum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Unclear diademed bust right
Obverse inscription: [D N VALEN]-S PF A[VG]

Reverse description: The emperor going right, holding labarum and dragging a captive
Reverse inscription: [GLORIA] ROMANORVM

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA ROMANORVM
Reverse mint mark: -B//[SMAQP]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • LRBC : p. 67, 970var

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: Ewerby and Evedon

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
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LIN
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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