WMID-282261: WMID-282261: Roman coin: Nummus of the House of Valentinian

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-282261

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

An incomplete 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). GLORIA ROMANORVM reverse type depicting Emperor dragging captive. Mint uncertain.

Diameter: 16.37 mm
Thickness: 2.22 mm
Weight: 2.5 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: 2.22 mm
Weight: 2.5 g
Diameter: 16.37 mm

Rally details.

This object was found at Central Searchers - Lowick

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: Incomplete

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: Bust facing right
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: Standing Emperor figure
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: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: East Northamptonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Lowick (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP9781
Four figure Latitude: 52.418402
Four figure longitude: -0.575142
1:25K map: SP9781
1:10K map: SP98SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst metal detecting

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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