BERK-BF21F5: Roman nummus of Valerian

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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-BF21F5

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

A copper alloy Roman nummus of Valens (AD 364-378). GLORIA ROMANORVM reverse. Reece 19.

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
Width: 1.75 mm
Weight: 2.51 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 11th September 2010

Rally details.

This object was found at West Hanney 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Michael Byard
Identified by: Mr Richard Henry

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Y275

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: Trier
Obverse description: Laureate bust facing right
Obverse inscription: DN VALENS PF AVG

Reverse description: Victory walking holding wreath
Reverse inscription: GLORIA RO-MANORVM

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA ROMANORVM
Reverse mint mark: //TRP
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: Vale of White Horse (District)
Parish or ward: West Hanney (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4192
Four figure Latitude: 51.625331
Four figure longitude: -1.409116
1:25K map: SU4192
1:10K map: SU49SW
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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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