BM-E1BE02: Roman coin : nummus of Valens, SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE (obverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: BM-E1BE02

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 Aquileia. LRBC, p. 67, no. 972.

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: 2.64 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Vincent Drost
Identified by: Dr Vincent Drost

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

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

Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE
Reverse mint mark: B -//SMAQP
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • LRBC : p. 67, no. 972

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Dover (District)
Parish or ward: Wingham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR2359
Four figure Latitude: 51.28645736
Four figure longitude: 1.1966269
1:25K map: TR2359
1:10K map: TR25NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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