BM-A7F353: Roman coin : nummus of Valens, SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE (obverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: BM-A7F353

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy nummus of Valens (AD 364-378), dating to AD 364-367 (Reece Period 19). Reverse: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE. Mint of Arles. LRBC, p. 56, no. 492.

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: Circa AD 367

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.13 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 1995 - Wednesday 31st December 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Vincent Drost
Identified by: Dr Vincent Drost

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finders reference: Bag B, no. 82

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: Arelatum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: D N VALEN-S P F A[VG]

Reverse description: Victory advancing left, holding wreath and palm
Reverse inscription: [SECVRITAS-REI PVBLICAE]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE
Reverse mint mark: OF I/.//CON
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • LRBC : p. 56, no. 492

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: Hertsmere (District)
To be known as: Aldenham region

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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