HAMP-8AC443: Roman coin : nummus of Valens

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-8AC443

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman nummus of Valens (AD 364-78), SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE reverse type depicting winged Victory advancing left holding wreath. Mint of Trier, AD 364-375 (Reece period 19).
Reference: RIC IX, p.14, no.7(b)viii(a) or p.20, no.32(b)viii(a)

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
Diameter: 17 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Mr David Algar

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Hampshire Cultural Trust Object Entry Form WINCM 270

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Valens
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Obverse description: Diademed draped cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: D N VALEN S P F AVG

Reverse description: Winged Victory advancing left holding wreath
Reverse inscription: SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE
Reverse mint mark: * - //TRP
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : 9 no.7(b)viii(a) or no.32(b)viii(a)

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Test Valley (District)
To be known as: Chilbolton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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