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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-71915F

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper-alloy nummus of Valentinian I or Valens dating to the period AD 364 to 375 (Reece Period 19). GLORIA ROMANORVM reverse type depicting emperor dragging captive. Mint of Arles or Lyon.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Charltons Historical Society
Subsequent action after recording: Donated to a museum

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 364
Date to: Exactly AD 375

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.02 g
Diameter: 16.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 2006 - Monday 31st December 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Dom Chorney
Identified by: Mr Dom Chorney
Secondary identifier: Mr Robert Webley

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: Arles or Lyons (Valentinianic, 364-75)
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Diademed head facing right.
Obverse inscription: DN V[...P F AVG]

Reverse description: Emperor advancing right holding standard and dragging captive
Reverse inscription: [GLORIA RO-MANORVM]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA ROMANORVM
Reverse mint mark: [O]/F [...]//[...]
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: Charlton Mackrell (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST5227
Four figure Latitude: 51.04033947
Four figure longitude: -2.68600976
1:25K map: ST5227
1:10K map: ST52NW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: Charltons Historical Society
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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