SF-16AB5A: Roman coin: nummus of the House of Valentinian

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-16AB5A

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy Roman nummus of the House of Valentinian, dating to the period AD 267-75 (Reec period 19). GLORIA ROMANORVM reverse type, depicting the emperor advancing left, dragging captive. Possibly minted in Trier. c.f. LRBC 93

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 367
Date to: Exactly AD 375

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.07 mm
Weight: 2.8 g
Diameter: 17.26 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st February 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Booth
Identified by: Ms Anna Booth

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

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: Possibly
Obverse description: Diademed, draped and ?cuirassed bust left
Obverse inscription: DN VALEN-S PF AVG

Reverse description: Emperor advancing right, holding standard and dragging captive
Reverse inscription: GLORIA ROMANORVM

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Forest Heath (District)
To be known as: Icklingham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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