YORYM-EDEC11: Roman nummus of Valens

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-EDEC11

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy Roman nummus of Valens, probably dating to the period AD 364-375 (Reece period 19). GLORIA ROMANORVM reverse type depicting Emperor advancing right with standard and dragging captive. The mintmark is unclear, but might be TRP crescent for Trier. LRBC, p. 47, cf. no. 85. This coin will be checked against other coins of Trier.

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 375

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.15 g
Diameter: 17.71 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Denise Wilding
Identified by: Mrs Denise Wilding
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT:EO4927

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: Trier
Mint qualifier: Possibly
Obverse description: Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: [D N] VALENS P F AVG

Reverse description: Emperor advancing right with standard and dragging captive
Reverse inscription: GLORIA RO[MANORVM]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA ROMANORVM
Reverse mint mark: Possibly - // TRP (crescent)
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Ryedale (District)
To be known as: Cawton Heights

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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