BH-6D3130: Roman nummus of the House of Valentinian

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-6D3130

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An copper-alloy nummus, probably of the House of Valentinian and dating to the period AD 364 to 378 (Reece period 19). Probably a SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE reverse type depicting Victory advancing left with wreath and palm. Mint unclear.

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: Exactly AD 378

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.54 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st June 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Philippa Walton
Identified by: Dr Philippa Walton

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: Possibly
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Obverse description: Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: Illegible
Reverse inscription: [...]

Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Bedford (Unitary Authority)
District: Bedford (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Odell (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP9458
Four figure Latitude: 52.2122104
Four figure longitude: -0.62565788
1:25K map: SP9458
1:10K map: SP95NW
What3Words: doubts.sizes.civic
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BH
Created: Thursday 24th November 2016
Updated: Wednesday 14th December 2016

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