FAKL-3D0879: Roman nummus, probably House of Valentinian

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Unique ID: FAKL-3D0879

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman nummus, poorly preserved, Obverse lost but the Reverse is probably 'Gloria Romanorum' emperor with standard dragging captive, House of Valentinian, AD364-78, Reece Period 19. Diameter 17.7mm, Mass 2.51g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 364
Date to: Circa AD 378

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.51 g
Diameter: 17.7 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: BNT 396

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: Bust, right, all detail lost to corrosion
Obverse inscription: ?

Reverse description: Emperor, right, holding a standard and dragging a captive
Reverse inscription: [gloria romanorvum]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA ROMANORVM
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Corringham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK8790
Four figure Latitude: 53.39966672
Four figure longitude: -0.6929841
1:25K map: SK8790
1:10K map: SK89SE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Recording Institution: FAKL
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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