PAS-8BAD5D: Roman coin: Nummus of the House of Valentinian

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Unique ID: PAS-8BAD5D

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A Roman copper-alloy nummus of the House of Valentinian dating to the period AD 364 to 378 (Reece period 19). GLORIA ROMANORVM reverse type depicting the Emperor advancing right with a standard and dragging a captive. Mint of Lyon.

This coin has suffered some losses to its circumference. It measures 18.9 by 17.0 by 1.3mm and weighs 2.04g

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 378

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.9 mm
Width: 17 mm
Thickness: 1.3 mm
Weight: 2.04 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 2nd April 2015 - Thursday 2nd April 2015

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Tour find AP22

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: House of Valentinian
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Pearl-diademed and draped bust facing right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Emperor advancing right; holding labarum and dragging captive from left
Reverse inscription: GLORIA R[OMANORVM]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA ROMANORVM
Reverse mint mark: O F-I(...)//LVG[...]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Cherwell (District)
Parish or ward: Middle Aston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP4826
Four figure Latitude: 51.93045132
Four figure longitude: -1.30331237
1:25K map: SP4826
1:10K map: SP42NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Weekend Wanderers England Detecting Tours March 2015
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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