HAMP-3E2046: Roman coin : nummus of Valens

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-3E2046

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman nummus of Valens (AD 364-78), GLORIA ROMANORVM reverse type depicting the Emperor advancing right, holding standard and dragging captive, minted at Thessalonica in Greece, officina r (gamma), between 25th February AD 364 and 24th August AD 367.
There may be a . before TESr in the exergue, or it may be corrosion product.
Reference: RIC volume IX p.176, 16b(i) or (ii).

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 367

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.85 g
Diameter: 16.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 10th December 2014 - Wednesday 11th March 2015

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Ms Katie Hinds

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Hampshire Cultural Trust Entry Form 4254

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Valens
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Mint or issue place: Thessalonica
Obverse description: Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: D N VALEN-S PF AVG

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

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA ROMANORVM
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: East Hampshire (District)
To be known as: Langrish

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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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