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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-9A8ABB

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Valens (AD 364-378) dating to the period AD 364-367 (Reece period 19). GLORIA ROMANORVM reverse type depicting the Emperor dragging a captive right holding labarum. Mint of Arles. As LRBC, p. 56, no. 480. Diameter: 19mm. Weight: 2.1g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 364
Date to: Circa AD 367

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.1 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 14th May 2017

Personal details

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

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: Certain
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Mint or issue place: Arelatum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Diademed and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: D N VALEN-[S P F AVG]

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

Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA ROMANORVM
Reverse mint mark: OF II//CONST
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Medway (Unitary Authority)
District: Medway (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Cliffe and Cliffe Woods (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ7277
Four figure Latitude: 51.46583209
Four figure longitude: 0.47478827
1:25K map: TQ7277
1:10K map: TQ77NW
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: Wetlands
Specific landuse: Unknown

References cited

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Recording Institution: PUBLIC
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Updated: About one year ago

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