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COIN

Unique ID: SF-AC3A2B

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

A copper-alloy nummus struck for Valens, dating to c. AD 364-378. Reece period 19, uncertain mint. Reverse; SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE, Victory advancing left holding wreath and palm.

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: 2.19 g
Diameter: 18.51 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 16th March 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss

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]
Obverse description: Pearl-diademed and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: DN VALEN-S P[F AVG]

Reverse description: Victory advancing left holding wreath and palm
Reverse inscription: [SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE]

Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE
Reverse mint mark: illegible
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Forest Heath (District)
To be known as: Icklingham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: Thursday 16th March 2017
Updated: Thursday 16th March 2017

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