DENO-318A3B: Roman coin: nummus of the House of Valentinian or Theodosius

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COIN

Unique ID: DENO-318A3B

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Valentinian I (AD 364-375), dating to the period AD 364-367 (Reece period 19). SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE reverse type depicting Victory advancing left holding wreath and palm. Probably mint of Aquileia. Cf. LRBC, p. 67, no. 986.

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 367

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.95 g
Diameter: 17.1 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Roumpini-Ioanna Charami
Identified by: Miss Roumpini-Ioanna Charami
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E8185

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: Valentinian I
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Mint or issue place: Aquileia
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Pearl-diademed draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: D N[...]TINI-[...]VS P F A[VG]

Reverse description: Victory advancing left holding wreath and palm
Reverse inscription: [...]CV[...]-[...]BLI[...]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: Barred-rho -//[...]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Newark and Sherwood (District)
Parish or ward: Cotham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK8047
Four figure Latitude: 53.01433609
Four figure longitude: -0.80899998
1:25K map: SK8047
1:10K map: SK84NW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DENO
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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