CAM-863CC6: Copper-alloy Nummus of Valens

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COIN

Unique ID: CAM-863CC6

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A copper-alloy nummus of Valens, 364-378. Mint is Arles, 367-378, Reece period 19. Obverse shows pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right. Obverse legend reads DN VALEN - S PF AVG. Reverse shows Victory advancing left, holding wreath and palm. Reverse legend reads SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE. Reverse fields and exergue read: / //PC[...]. Die axis is 6 o'clock, weight 1.53g, diameter 17.62mm. See LRBC p.56, 528/532.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to Landowner

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 367
Date to: Circa AD 378

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.53 g
Diameter: 17.62 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 12th April 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Helen Fowler
Identified by: 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: Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: DN VALEN - S PF AVG

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

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: / //PC[...]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • LRBC : p.56, 528/532

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
To be known as: South Cambridgeshire Area

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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