DEV-B79661: Nummus of  Valentinian

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COIN

Unique ID: DEV-B79661

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman copper-alloy nummus of the emperor Valentinian I (AD 364 - 375), struck AD 364-75 (Reece Period 19), SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE, Victory left. Mint of Arles. Numismatic reference: Late Roman Bronze Coinage, p. 59 cf. no. 481 passim. (Checked by SM)

Notes:

Coin '10' from 2nd batch of coins taken in for recording 23/9/11, found June 2011

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.19 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 14th June 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Danielle Wootton
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead

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: Probably
Ruler/issuer: Valentinian I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Mint or issue place: Arelatum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Emperor pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed, right
Obverse inscription: [...]-ANVS PF {[...]

Reverse description: Victory advancing left, holding wreath and palm
Reverse inscription: SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: OFIII//CON[...]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: Teignbridge (District)
Parish or ward: Ipplepen (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SX8466
Four figure Latitude: 50.4823
Four figure longitude: -3.636361
1:25K map: SX8466
1:10K map: SX86SW
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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DEV
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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