IOW-D8C6B5: Nummus of Valens. RIC 32b.

Rights Holder: Frank Basford
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Unique ID: IOW-D8C6B5

Object type certainty: Certain
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Nummus of Valens. RIC 32b. Diameter 17mm. Weight 2.58g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Ascribed Culture:
Date from: AD 367
Date to: AD 375

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.58 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st March 2004

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Dr Malcolm Lyne
Secondary identifier: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2004-56-3

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

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: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust draped and pearl-diademed right.
Obverse inscription: DNVALENSPFAVG

Reverse description: Victory advancing left holding wreath and palm.
Reverse inscription: SECVRITSREIPVBLICAE

Reverse mint mark: Star/-/TRP

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Shalfleet Parish

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: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

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

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