NLM-2A6854: Roman Coin fragment: Nummus of House of Valentinian

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-2A6854

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy Coin fragment. Nummus of House of Valentinian, Victory left issue of 364-378, Lyon mint, Reece period 19.

Obverse description: Youthful bust draped and diademed right.

Reverse description: Victory advancing left with wreath and palm; OF in left field, I / O in right field.

Reverse inscription: (SECVRITAS R)EI PVBLICAE

In exergue: LVGD

Diameter: 18.6mm, Weight: 1.57gms, die axis: 6

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.57 g
Diameter: 18.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 4th March 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM25122

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]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Youthful bust draped and diademed right

Reverse description: Victory advancing left with wreath and palm
Reverse inscription: (SECVRITAS R)EI PVBLICAE

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE
Reverse mint mark: OF in left field, I / O in right field. In exergue: LVGD
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: near Market Rasen

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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