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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-E98526

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

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

This coin has suffered a small circumferential nick.

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: 16.5 mm
Width: 16.1 mm
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 1.02 g
Diameter: 16.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 31st August 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 22385

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

Reverse description: Victory advancing left, with wreath in right hand and palm in left
Reverse inscription: Illegible [SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE]

Die axis measurement: 5 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: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Cheddelwich

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: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Audit data

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

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