WILT-6CE2FB: Roman coin: Nummus of the House of Valentinian

Rights Holder: Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum
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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-6CE2FB

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn copper alloy Roman nummus of the House of Valentinian dating from AD 364 to 378 (Reece period 19). SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE reverse type depicting Victory advancing left, holding wreath and palm. Possible Antioch mint.

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 378

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.9 g
Diameter: 18.3 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ellie Vandyk
Identified by: Ms Ellie Vandyk
Secondary identifier: Mr Richard Henry

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM2015-41

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]
Mint or issue place: Antioch (Antakya, Turkey)
Mint qualifier: Possibly
Obverse description: Diademed, cuirassed and draped bust facing right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Victory advancing left, holding wreath and palm
Reverse inscription: SECVRIT[AS REI P]VBLICA[E]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE
Reverse mint mark: (dot)SMA[...]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Shrewton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU0843
Four figure Latitude: 51.18617291
Four figure longitude: -1.88691593
1:25K map: SU0843
1:10K map: SU04SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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