WMID-00A05D: Roman coin: Incomplete nummus, possibly of the House of Valentinian

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-00A05D

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

An incomplete copper alloy nummus, possibly of the House of Valentinian (AD 364 to AD 378), possibly dating to the period AD 364 to AD 378. Possibly GLORIA ROMANORVM reverse type depicting Emperor dragging captive. Mint uncertain.

Diameter: 9.5 mm
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 0.5 g

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
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 0.5 g
Diameter: 9.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 16th November 2014 - Sunday 16th November 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

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: Bust right
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: Probable Emperor dragging captive
Reverse inscription: illegible

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA ROMANORVM
Reverse mint mark: unclear
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: Stafford (District)
Parish or ward: Church Eaton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ8314
Four figure Latitude: 52.72337727
Four figure longitude: -2.25313908
1:25K map: SJ8314
1:10K map: SJ81SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Updated: 4 years ago

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