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Unique ID: PAS-15EEC1

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A Roman copper-alloy nummus probably of Valens dating to the period c. AD 367 to 378 (Reece period 19). SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE reverse type depicting Victory advancing left with wreath and palm. Mint of Arles. See LRBC nos. 528 or 533 (p. 56)

This coin measures 17.5mm in diameter and weighs 2.63g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Finder applying for an export licence


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 17.5 mm
Width: 16.8 mm
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 2.63 g
Diameter: 17.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 31st March 2014 - Monday 31st March 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Weekend Wanderers USA Tour March-April 2014

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: Probably
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Mint or issue place: Arelatum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust facing right
Obverse inscription: D N VALE[...]

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

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE
Reverse mint mark: - -//SCON
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • LRBC : 528/533 (p. 56)

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Vale of White Horse (District)
Parish or ward: Lockinge (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4288
Four figure Latitude: 51.58929397
Four figure longitude: -1.39514884
1:25K map: SU4288
1:10K map: SU48NW
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

References cited

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Audit data

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

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