FAKL-4CD13A: Roman coin, nummus, House of Valentinian

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COIN

Unique ID: FAKL-4CD13A

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman coin, a nummus of the House of Valentinian, fragment, corroded with much loss of surface, Obverse: bust, right, Reverse: standing draped female figure advancing left, holding a cornucopia in left arm, raising right arm. probably 'securitas rei publicae' Reece 19, AD364-378. Diameter 16.2mm, Mass 0.69g.

Subsequent actions

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: Circa AD 364
Date to: Circa AD 378

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.69 g
Diameter: 16.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 5th March 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Kevin Leahy
Identified by: Dr Kevin Leahy

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SWY 916

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: House of Valentinian
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Obverse description: bust, right
Obverse inscription: -

Reverse description: Obverse: bust, right, Reverse: standing draped female figure advancing left, holding a wreath in left arm, raising right arm. probably
Reverse inscription: 'securitas rei publicae' ?

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Fourth Century reverse type: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wakefield (Metropolitan District)
District: Wakefield (Metropolitan District)
Parish or ward: Thorpe Audlin (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE4816
Four figure Latitude: 53.63832398
Four figure longitude: -1.27549822
1:25K map: SE4816
1:10K map: SE41NE
What3Words: candidate.quiz.petty
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Metal detecting

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: FAKL
Created: Monday 17th April 2017
Updated: Thursday 27th April 2017

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