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Unique ID: HAMP-601EC4

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman copper alloy nummus of Valens (AD 364-378), SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE, Thessalonica, AD 364-7. LRBC cf. 1707. Reece 19.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.57 mm
Weight: 1.8 g
Diameter: 17.61 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 12th February 2004

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Jodi Puls
Identified by: Mrs Jodi Puls
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

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: Thessalonica
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: [D N VALEN]S P F AVG

Reverse description: Victory walking left holding wreath and palm
Reverse inscription: SECVRIT[AS] REI PVBLICAE

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: -//TESA

Coin references

  • LRBC : p. 79 cf. 1707

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Test Valley (District)
Parish or ward: Nether Wallop (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU2736
Four figure Latitude: 51.122652
Four figure longitude: -1.615589
1:25K map: SU2736
1:10K map: SU23NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 15 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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