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COIN

Unique ID: SF-E45F3A

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete copper alloy Roman nummus of Valens, dating to the period AD 364-78 (Reece period 19). SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE reverse type, depicting Victory advancing left with wreath and palm. Minted in Arles.

LRBC, 56, no.528

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
Thickness: 1.55 mm
Weight: 2.18 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st September 2015

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Anna Booth
Identified by: Ms Anna Booth

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: Arles or Lyons (Valentinianic, 364-75)
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Pearl diademed, draped bust right
Obverse inscription: D N VALEN-S PF AVG

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

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE
Reverse mint mark: -/-//PCON
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Forest Heath (District)
To be known as: Icklingham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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

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