WMID-54E211: Roman coin: Nummus of House of Valentinian

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Unique ID: WMID-54E211

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete struck / hammered copper alloy nummus of the House of Valentinian (AD 384 to AD 378), probably dating to the period AD 364 to AD 378 (Reece Period 19). GLORIA ROMANORVM reverse type depicting Victory advancing left, with wreath and palm. Mint uncertain.

Diameter: 16.23 mm
Thickness: 1.45 mm
Weight: 1.2 g

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: 1.45 mm
Weight: 1.2 g
Diameter: 16.23 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finder's ID: 7

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: unclear
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: Victory walking left with wreath and palm
Reverse inscription: illegible

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA ROMANORVM
Reverse mint mark: unclear
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: Lichfield (District)
Parish or ward: Longdon (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK0813
Four figure Latitude: 52.71460096
Four figure longitude: -1.88301398
1:25K map: SK0813
1:10K map: SK01SE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst searching with a metal detector

References cited

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Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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