LVPL-A72501: Roman nummus

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-A72501

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

Copper alloy nummus possibly of Valens, (364-378AD).

Obverse: DN VAL..; diadem draped and cuirassed bust right.

Reverse: GLORIA ROMANORVM; Emperor advancing right, holding standard and dragging captive.

In exergue: OF II//.DS

Mint: Arles.

Reece period 19.

AD 364-78.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.9 g
Diameter: 17.38 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st November 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

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: Arelatum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Diadem draped and cuirassed bust right.
Obverse inscription: DN VAL..

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

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA ROMANORVM
Reverse mint mark: OF II//.DS
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: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: Navenby

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found while metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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