SWYOR-92CF47: Roman coin; nummus of the House of Valentinian

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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-92CF47

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper alloy coin; a nummus of The House of Valentinian (364 - 378 AD). GLORIA ROMANORVM (emperor holding a standard and dragging a captive) reverse dating to 364-378 AD.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 364
Date to: Circa AD 378

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 1.7 g
Diameter: 15.8 mm

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Mary Blevins
Identified by: Ms Mary Blevins
Secondary identifier: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Doncaster enquiry 939

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: House of Valentinian
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Obverse description: Right facing bust, diademed
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Emperor holding a standard and dragging a captive right
Reverse inscription: [GLORIA RO]MAN[O]RVM

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA ROMANORVM
Reverse mint mark: Illegible
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)
Parish or ward: Owersby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF0594
Four figure Latitude: 53.432338
Four figure longitude: -0.421036
1:25K map: TF0594
1:10K map: TF09SE
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

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Audit data

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

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