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COIN

Unique ID: BM-6EE892

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A worn copper-alloy Roman nummus, probably of Valens, dating to the period AD 364-378 (Reece period 19). GLORIA ROMANORVM reverse type depicting Emperor advancing right holding standard and dragging captive. Uncertain mint.

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 378

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.98 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st June 2015

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

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
Obverse description: Diademed and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: []-S P F AVG

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

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: -//[]
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)
Parish or ward: Kingston Deverill (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST8537
Four figure Latitude: 51.13207587
Four figure longitude: -2.21574967
1:25K map: ST8537
1:10K map: ST83NE
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

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Audit data

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

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