IOW-0DEAE8: Roman Coin: Nummus, probably of the House of Valentinian

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-0DEAE8

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An incomplete and corroded Roman copper-alloy nummus, probably of the House of Valentinian (AD 364-378), dating to the period AD 364-378 (Reece period 19). Probably GLORIA ROMANORVM reverse type depicting Emperor advancing right holding standard and dragging captive. Mint unclear. Mintmark [ ]//[ ]

Obverse: [ ]; Unclear bust right

Reverse: Probably [GLORIA ROMANORVM]; Emperor advancing right holding standard and dragging captive

Diameter: 13.2mm. Weight: 0.55g.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 364
Date to: Exactly AD 378

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.55 g
Diameter: 13.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 23rd February 2015 - Monday 23rd February 2015

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2015-3-37

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: House of Valentinian
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Obverse description: Unclear bust right
Obverse inscription: [ ]

Reverse description: Emperor advancing right holding standard and dragging captive
Reverse inscription: Probably [GLORIA ROMANORVM]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA ROMANORVM
Reverse mint mark: [ ]//[ ]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

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: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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