CAM-D762C5: Roman Coin : Copper-alloy Nummus of the House of Valentinian

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Unique ID: CAM-D762C5

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A copper-alloy nummus of the House of Valentinian. Mint is probably Thesalonica, AD364-378, (Reece period 19). Reverse legend reads [GLORIA ROMANORVM]. Reverse shows Emperor advancing right, dragging captive and holding standard.

Obverse shows bust right. Obverse legend reads [...]-[...]. Reverse fields and exergue read: - ?//(TES?) (?). Condition is fine, die axis is 6 o'clock, weight is 2.84g, diameter is 17.83mm. See LRBC p.79, c.f.1704ff.

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Notes:

Bag number 39.

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Find of note status

This has been noted as an interesting find by the recorder.

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 378

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.84 g
Diameter: 17.83 mm

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: House of Valentinian
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Mint or issue place: Thessalonica
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]-[...]

Reverse description: Emperor advancing right, dragging captive and holding standard
Reverse inscription: [GLORIA ROMANORVM]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA ROMANORVM
Reverse mint mark: - ?//(TES?) (?)
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

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

References cited

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Recording Institution: CAM
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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