BM-71F7FB: Roman coin : nummus of Valens, SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE (obverse)

Rights Holder: Vincent Drost
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COIN

Unique ID: BM-71F7FB

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy nummus of Valens (AD 364-78), dating to AD 367-78 (Reece Period 19), SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE, Victory advancing left with wreath and palm. Mint of Arles. LRBC, p. 56, nos. 528/532.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 367
Date to: Exactly AD 378

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.8 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st January 2014 - Friday 31st October 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Vincent Drost
Identified by: Mr Richard Ashford
Secondary identifier: Dr Vincent Drost

Other reference numbers

Other reference: RH 14/0708

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

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 right
Obverse inscription: D [N V]ALEN-S P F AVG

Reverse description: Victory advancing left, holding wreath and palm
Reverse inscription: [SE]CVRITAS-REI PV[BLICA]E

Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE
Reverse mint mark: - -//[ C]ON
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: Huntingdonshire (District)
To be known as: Godmanchester area

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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