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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-961F3B

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

A Roman copper-alloy nummus of Valentinian I dating to the period AD 364 to c. 367 (Reece period 19). GLORIA ROMANORVM reverse type depicting emperor dragging captive. Mint of Lyon. Cf. LRBC, p. 51; no. 284

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 364
Date to: Circa AD 367

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.5 mm
Width: 16 mm
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 1.93 g
Diameter: 18.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st January 2014 - Wednesday 13th August 2014

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 16732

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: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed facing right
Obverse inscription: D N VALENTINI-ANVS P [F AVG]

Reverse description: Emperor advancing right, dragging captive and holding standard topped with chi-rho
Reverse inscription: GLORIA RO-[M]ANORVM

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA ROMANORVM
Reverse mint mark: O/F/II//LVGS(*)
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)
To be known as: Kingsdon CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland

References cited

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Audit data

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

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