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Unique ID: HAMP-9097E4

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A Roman nummus of Valens (AD 364-78) or Gratian (AD 367-83), SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE reverse type around Victory advancing left holding wreath. Minted at Lyons, AD 367-375 (Reece period 19). RIC IX, p.39, no. 21xvi(a)

The coin is worn and the edge damaged.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 367
Date to: Circa AD 375

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 17 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Mr David Algar
Secondary identifier: Ms Katie Hinds

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Winchester Museums Entry Form 3420

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Valens
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Obverse description: Diademed draped cuirassed bust right

Reverse description: Victory adancing left holding wreath
Reverse inscription: [SECVRI]TAS REI[PVB]LICAE

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE
Reverse mint mark: OF/I//LVGPR
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
Parish or ward: Headbourne Worthy (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4831
Four figure Latitude: 51.07632472
Four figure longitude: -1.31621186
1:25K map: SU4831
1:10K map: SU43SE
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
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Audit data

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

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