LVPL-CA1529: Roman nummus of Valens

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-CA1529

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A copper alloy nummus probably of Valens, (AD364-378). Reverse: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE; Victory advancing left, holding wreath and palm. In exergue: OF III. Reece period 19. c.f RIC 3b.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 364
Date to: Circa AD 378

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.4 g
Diameter: 17.69 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 26th October 2014 - Sunday 26th October 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

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
Obverse description: Diadem, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Obverse inscription: D N VALEN[S P F AVG]

Reverse description: Victory advancing left, holding wreath and palm.
Reverse inscription: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Fourth Century reverse type: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE
Reverse mint mark: OF III
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: Navenby

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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