There are currently no images available.
If you own this object please send us a picture of it.

COIN

Unique ID: SOM-726957

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

An incomplete Roman copper-alloy nummus possibly of the House of Valentinian dating to the period c. AD 364 to 378 (Reece Period 19). Possibly SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE reverse type depicting Victory advancing left with wreath and palm. Mint unclear.

This coin has suffered losses equating to around 10% of its flan.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 364
Date to: Circa AD 378

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 16.8 mm
Width: 14.1 mm
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 1.45 g
Diameter: 16.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 7th July 2013

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 22372

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: Certain
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Obverse description: Bust [pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed] facing right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: (Possibly) Victory advancing left, with wreath in right hand and palm in left
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Fourth Century reverse type: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE
Reverse mint mark: Illegible
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
To be known as: Somerton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland

References cited

No references cited so far.

Similar objects

Find number: SOM-7177C4
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
An incomplete Roman copper-alloy nummus possibly of the House of Valentinian dating to the period c. AD 364 to 378 (Reece Period 19). Possib…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: SOM-72D4C3
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
A corroded Roman copper-alloy nummus of the House of Valentinian dating to the period AD 364 to 378 (Reece period 19). Probably SECVRITAS REI…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: SUR-EF6C60
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
A Roman copper alloy nummus of the house of Valentinian (AD 364-378 ), dating to AD 364-378 (Reece Period 19). Possibly [SECVRITAS REI PVBLICA…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf rdf representations.