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COIN

Unique ID: BM-BD3500

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A worn copper-alloy Roman nummus of the House of Valentinian, probably Valentinian I (AD 364-375), dating to the period AD 367-375 (Reece period 19). GLORIA ROMANORVM reverse type depicting Emperor advancing right holding standard and dragging captive. Mint of Arles. As LRBC, p. 56, no. 525.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 367
Date to: Circa AD 375

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.84 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 30th July 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Mr Richard Ashford
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: RH 16/0581

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: Valentinian I
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Mint or issue place: Arelatum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Diademed and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: D N VALE[...]VS P F AVG

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

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE
Reverse mint mark: -//PCON
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: Huntingdonshire (District)
To be known as: Godmanchester Area

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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