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COIN

Unique ID: BM-4413D7

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A very worn copper-alloy Roman nummus of Valens (AD 364-378), dating to the period AD 367-375 (Reece period 19). SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE reverse type depicting Victory advancing left holding wreath and palm. Mint of Arles. As LRBC p. 56, no. 510.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 367
Date to: Circa AD 375

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.13 g
Diameter: 19.42 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st January 2015

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: 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
Mint or issue place: Arelatum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Diademed and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: D N VALEN-[]

Reverse description: Victory advancing left holding wreath and palm
Reverse inscription: SECVRITAS-REI PVBL[ICAE]

Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: N -//PCON
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Forest Heath (District)
To be known as: Icklingham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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