DOR-1DAD42: Roman coin: nummus of Valens

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COIN

Unique ID: DOR-1DAD42

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A copper alloy Roman nummus of Valens dating to the period AD 364 - 375 (Reece period 19). SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE reverse type depicting victory advancing left with wreath and palm branch. Mint of Arles.

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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
Weight: 1.74 g
Diameter: 17.6 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Julie Shoemark
Identified by: Miss Julie Shoemark
Secondary identifier: Mr Richard Henry

Other reference numbers

Other reference: TD

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: Valens
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Mint or issue place: Arelatum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Diademed draped and cuirassed bust
Obverse inscription: [DN VA]LENS PF AVG

Reverse description: Victory advancing left with wreath and palm
Reverse inscription: SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE

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

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: East Dorset (District)
To be known as: Gussage All Saints

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

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