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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-290FB2

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper-alloy nummus of the House of Valentinian dating to the period AD 364 to 378 (Reece Period 19). GLORIA ROMANORVM reverse type depicting emperor advancing right with standard in left hand, dragging captive with right. Mint unclear.

The coin has suffered a few small nicks to one area of its circumference.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 16.9 mm
Width: 16.1 mm
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 1.82 g
Diameter: 16.9 mm

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 22377

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: Certain
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Obverse description: Bust pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed facing right
Obverse inscription: [...]VS P F [AVG]

Reverse description: Emperor advancing right with standard in left hand, dragging captive with right
Reverse inscription: Illegible [GLORIA ROMANORVM]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA ROMANORVM
Reverse mint mark: [...]/?B//[...]ON?[...]
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)
Parish or ward: Curry Rivel (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST3824
Four figure Latitude: 51.01202309
Four figure longitude: -2.88515801
1:25K map: ST3824
1:10K map: ST32SE
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

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Audit data

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

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