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COIN

Unique ID: SF-F06291

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

A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Valens, c.364-378 AD. Reverse: SECVRITAS-REI PVBLICAE, Victory advancing left holding wreath and palm.

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: 2.46 g
Diameter: 17.64 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 8th March 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finder's Ref.: 217

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: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Diademed and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: D N VALE[N]-S P F AVG

Reverse description: Victory advancing left holding wreath and palm
Reverse inscription: SECVRITAS-REI PVBLICAE

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE
Reverse mint mark: OF I//LVG[P?...]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Forest Heath (District)
To be known as: Mildenhall

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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