SUR-27D3E6: Roman coin: Nummus of Valens

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COIN

Unique ID: SUR-27D3E6

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A nummus of Valens. Victory going left SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE. AD364-378, Mint unclear.

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
Weight: 2.84 g
Diameter: 16.59 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr David W Williams
Identified by: Mr David W Williams

Other reference numbers

Other reference: B12-09

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: Probably
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Diademed bust facing right
Obverse inscription: DN VALENS PF AVG

Reverse description: Victory going left with wreath
Reverse inscription: SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE
Reverse mint mark: OF/II/[...]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: South Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Cholsey (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU6087
Four figure Latitude: 51.578678
Four figure longitude: -1.135527
1:25K map: SU6087
1:10K map: SU68NW
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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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

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

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