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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-252906

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

A 4th-century copper-alloy Roman nummus of Valentinian I dating to the period AD 364 to 375 (Reece Period 19). SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE reverse type depicting Victory advancing left with wreath and palm. Mint of Arles (probably).

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 375

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 17.2 mm
Width: 16.5 mm
Thickness: 1.4 mm
Weight: 1.82 g
Diameter: 17.2 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSMHS receipt 434

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: Valentinian I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Mint or issue place: Arles or Lyons (Valentinianic, 364-75)
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed facing right
Obverse inscription: D N VALENTINI-ANVS P F AVG

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

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE
Reverse mint mark: OF/I//[...]
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: Stoke Sub Hamdon (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST4616
Four figure Latitude: 50.94089985
Four figure longitude: -2.76994242
1:25K map: ST4616
1:10K map: ST41NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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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