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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-E115A8

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

A copper-alloy nummus of the House of Valentinian dating to the period AD 364 to 375 (Reece Period 19). GLORIA ROMANORVM reverse type depicting Emperor advancing right holding standard and dragging captive. Mint uncertain.

The coin is incomplete due to an old break to the flan; the circumference has also received some losses.

Notes:

As this coin has been examined in person by the PAS Finds Adviser no image has been made of it.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 364
Date to: Exactly AD 375

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.95 mm
Width: 15.6 mm
Thickness: 1.55 mm
Weight: 1.96 g
Diameter: 18.95 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st June 2011 - Friday 30th September 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Dr Philippa Walton

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E3242

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: House of Valentinian
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Obverse description: Bust diademed facing right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Emperor advancing right holding standard and dragging captive
Reverse inscription: GLORIA RO-MANORVM

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA ROMANORVM
Reverse mint mark: O/F II//[...]S[...]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Test Valley (District)
To be known as: Thruxton CP

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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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