SOM-6ED426: Roman coin: nummus of Valens

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-6ED426

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman copper alloy nummus of Valens, GLORIA ROMANORVM (Emperor advancing right dragging a captive), minted at Aquileia, 364-367 AD, probably LRBC pt 2 no.1000.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.8 mm
Weight: 2.48 g
Diameter: 17.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 29th July 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC reciept 020845

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: Aquileia
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Rosette diademed, draped and cuirassed bust facing right
Obverse inscription: D N VALEN-S P [F] AVG

Reverse description: Emperor advancing right with head turned back, holding standard in left hand and dragging a captive with his right hand
Reverse inscription: GLORIA RO-MANORVM

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA ROMANORVM
Reverse mint mark: -//dot in crescent SMAQS
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • LRBC : 2 1000

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: Sedgemoor (District)
To be known as: Chedzoy

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
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

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

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