WILT-A77073: Roman coin: nummus of Valensw

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-A77073

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy Roman nummus of Valens dating to the period AD 364 - 367 (Reece period 19). GLORIA ROMANORVM reverse type depicting emperor advancing right holding standard and dragging captive. Mint of Aquileia. Cf. LRBC, p. 67, no. 970.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 364
Date to: Exactly AD 367

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.8 g
Diameter: 15.87 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 17th November 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Julie Shoemark
Identified by: Miss Julie Shoemark

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 4499 346a

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
Mint or issue place: Aquileia
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Draped and pearl diademed bust right
Obverse inscription: [DN VALEN]S PF AVG

Reverse description: Emperor advancing right holding standard and dragging captive
Reverse inscription: GLO[RIA ROMANORVM]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: -/B//SMAQP
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Salisbury

Spatial coordinates


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

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Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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