WMID-904B86: WMID-904B86: Roman coin: Nummus, probably of House of Valentinian

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-904B86

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

A complete struck / hammered copper alloy nummus of the House of Valentinian (AD 364 to AD 378), dating to the period AD 364 to AD 378 (Reece Period 19). Probably GLORIA ROMANORVM reverse type, depicting Emperor dragging fallen captive. Mint uncertain.

Diameter: 15.95 mm
Thickness: 1.90 mm
Weight: 1.9 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: 1.9 mm
Weight: 1.9 g
Diameter: 15.95 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 11th March 2012

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
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Obverse description: unclear
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: ?Emperor standing, dragging fallen captive
Reverse inscription: illegible

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA ROMANORVM
Reverse mint mark: unclear
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Stratford-on-Avon (District)
Parish or ward: Ettington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP2650
Four figure Latitude: 52.14768
Four figure longitude: -1.621445
1:25K map: SP2650
1:10K map: SP25SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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