FAKL-0C5964: Roman coin, nummus

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Unique ID: FAKL-0C5964

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman coin, corroded with much loss of detail but probably a nummus of the House of Valentinian (AD350-353) Obverse: bust, right, inscription lost, Reverse: standing figure, left, 'victoria avggg?'. Reece Period 18, AD 388-395, Diameter 11.5mm Mass 0.57g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 388
Date to: Circa AD 395

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.57 g
Diameter: 11.5 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 928

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

Reverse description: standing figure, left
Reverse inscription: victoria avggg?

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Fourth Century reverse type: VICTORIA AVGGG
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
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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Audit data

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Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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