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COIN

Unique ID: SF-3A8685

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

A complete copper alloy Roman nummus of the House of Valentinian, dating to the period AD 364-78 (Reece period 19). SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE reverse type, depicting Victory advancing left, holding wreath and palm. Minted in Arles or Lyon.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 364
Date to: Exactly AD 378

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.52 mm
Weight: 2.13 g
Diameter: 17.64 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Anna Booth
Identified by: Ms Anna Booth

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Fragment

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Mint or issue place: Arles or Lyons (Valentinianic, 364-75)
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Unclear laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: Victory advancing left, holding wreath and palm
Reverse inscription: [SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE
Reverse mint mark: OF/I//[...]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Ixworth

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

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