WMID-9A1CD1: Roman coin: Nummus of House of Valentinian

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-9A1CD1

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A complete copper alloy nummus of the House of Valentinian (AD 364 to AD 378), dating to the period AD 364 to AD 378. SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE reverse type depicting Victory advancing left, holding wreath and palm. Mint uncertain.

Diameter: 17.4 mm
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 1.8 g

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
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 1.8 g
Diameter: 17.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 2nd October 2016 - Sunday 2nd October 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

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
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Obverse description: Bust right
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: Victory advancing left, holding wreath and palm
Reverse inscription: SE[ ]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA ROMANORVM
Reverse mint mark: DN/ //II
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: East Northamptonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Pilton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL0084
Four figure Latitude: 52.4448239
Four figure longitude: -0.53014923
1:25K map: TL0084
1:10K map: TL08SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst out searching with a metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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