WILT-6A7092: Roman coin: Nummus of Valens

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-6A7092

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper alloy nummus of Valens dating to the period AD 364 - 375 (Reece period 19). GLORIA ROMANORVM reverse type depicting The Emperor with a standard going right, dragging a captive. Mint of Aquileia.

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 375

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.64 g
Diameter: 16.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 14th April 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Hazel Fransch
Identified by: Miss Hazel Fransch

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM4913; 308

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: Aquileia
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Wreath bust facing right
Obverse inscription: DN VALENS PF AVG

Reverse description: Emperor advancing right with a standard and dragging a captive by the hair
Reverse inscription: GLORIA ROMANORVM

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA ROMANORVM
Reverse mint mark: SMAQP
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)
To be known as: Salisbury

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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