BH-3AF1C2: Roman coin: nummus of Valens

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-3AF1C2

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

A copper-alloy nummus of Valens (AD 364-378); GLORIA ROMANORVM reverse; minted at Lyon, First period, AD 364-367. Ref.: RIC Vol. IX, p. 44, no. 10b.

Dimensions: 17.9mm diameter, 1.2mm thick. Weight: 1.73g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 364
Date from certainty: Certain
Date to: Exactly AD 367
Date to certainty: Certain

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.2 mm
Weight: 1.73 g
Diameter: 17.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st January 2000

Personal details

Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr Julian Watters

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 12/32 - 4

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: Lyon (Lugdunum)
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Obverse inscription: [DN VA]LEN-S P F AVG

Reverse description: Emperor advancing right, holding labarum and dragging captive.
Reverse inscription: GLORIA RO-MANORVM

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA ROMANORVM
Reverse mint mark: O F I//(LVG).S (sic.)
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: Kettering (District)
To be known as: Rushton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Recording Institution: BH
Created: Tuesday 21st February 2012
Updated: Friday 3rd May 2013

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