PAS-8C48DD: Roman coin: Nummus of the House of Valentinian

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COIN

Unique ID: PAS-8C48DD

Object type certainty: Certain
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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). SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE reverse type depicting Victory advancing left with wreath and palm. Mint unclear.

This coin measures 16.7mm diameter, 2.1mm in thickness and weighs 2.34g

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: 16.7 mm
Width: 15.6 mm
Thickness: 2.1 mm
Weight: 2.34 g
Diameter: 16.7 mm

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Tour find MS9

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: House of Valentinian
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Obverse description: Pearl-diademed and draped bust facing right
Obverse inscription: D N VAL[...]

Reverse description: Victory advancing left with wreath and palm
Reverse inscription: Illegible [SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE
Reverse mint mark: Illegible
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


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

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Updated: 3 years ago

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