WAW-785981: Roman coin: nummus of Valens (Obverse and reverse).

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COIN

Unique ID: WAW-785981

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman coin: copper-alloy nummus of Valens dating to the period AD 364 to 378 (Reece Period 19). GLORIA ROMANORVM reverse depicting an Emperor dragging a captive. Mint illegible.

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
Weight: 2.21 g
Diameter: 19.01 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 17th January 2017 - Tuesday 17th January 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton

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: Probably
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Obverse description: Bust facing right, wearing a jewelled diadem.
Obverse inscription: DN VAL[ ]

Reverse description: Emperor standing holding a standard and dragging a captive.
Reverse inscription: GLORIA R[OMANORVM]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA ROMANORVM
Reverse mint mark: Illegible.
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Stratford-on-Avon (District)
Parish or ward: Lighthorne (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3355
Four figure Latitude: 52.19225791
Four figure longitude: -1.51866422
1:25K map: SP3355
1:10K map: SP35NW
What3Words: tacky.musical.housework
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Created: 3 days, 20 hours ago
Updated: 3 days, 19 hours ago

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