BERK-A1C6D7: Roman coin: Nummus of Valens

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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-A1C6D7

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

A copper alloy Roman nummus (AE3) of Valens dating to the period AD 364-378. Reece Period 18. VRBS ROMA reverse, mint of Trier. c.f. Sear (1988) 4113.

Notes:

Image courtesy of Wessex MDC.

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
Weight: 2 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 23rd September 2012

Rally details.

This object was found at Wessex MDC Motor Neurone charity rally

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2012.392

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: Valens
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Pearl diademed bust right
Obverse inscription: [DN VALEN] S PF AVG

Reverse description: Roma seated left holding Victory and sceptre
Reverse inscription: VRBS ROMA

Reverse mint mark: //TRPS
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Vale of White Horse (District)
Parish or ward: Frilford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4297
Four figure Latitude: 51.670211
Four figure longitude: -1.394072
1:25K map: SU4297
1:10K map: SU49NW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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

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Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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