IOW-39E3A8: Roman Coin: Nummus of Valens

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-39E3A8

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

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

Obverse: D N VALEN-[...], Diademed and draped bust right.

Reverse: GLO[RI]A RO-[MANORVM], Emperor advancing right holding standard and dragging captive.

Diameter: 16.5mm. Weight: 1.85g.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.85 g
Diameter: 16.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 30th March 2017 - Thursday 30th March 2017

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2017-1-54

Materials and construction

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

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: Diademed and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: D N VALEN-[...]

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

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA ROMANORVM
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

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
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Regularly improved

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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