WMID-F75D03: WMID-F75D03: Roman coin: Nummus of House of Valentinian, uncertain mint

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-F75D03

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

Roman coin: A complete struck / hammered copper alloy nummus, of House of Valentinian (364 to 378 AD), of uncertain mint but minted between 364 and 378 AD.

Diameter: 17.85mm
Thickness: 1.33mm
Weight: 1.7 grams

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
Thickness: 1.33 mm
Weight: 1.7 g
Diameter: 17.85 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st January 2011 - Saturday 31st December 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

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: House of Valentinian
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Obverse description: diadem, bust facing right
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: Victory walking left, holding wreath
Reverse inscription: illegible

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Fourth Century reverse type: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE
Reverse mint mark: unclear
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
Parish or ward: North Rauceby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF0046
Four figure Latitude: 53.001992
Four figure longitude: -0.511296
1:25K map: TF0046
1:10K map: TF04NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Updated: 6 years ago

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