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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-961ECF

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A worn copper-alloy Roman nummus of the House of Valentinian, probably of Valens (AD 364-378), dating to the period c.367-375 (Reece period 19). SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE reverse type depicting Victory advancing left holding wreath and palm. Mint of Lyon. Cf. LRBC p. 51, no. 303 passim.

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
Thickness: 1.6 mm
Weight: 2.42 g
Diameter: 17.1 mm

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Richard Morrissey
Identified by: Mr Richard Morrissey
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: Probably
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Diademed and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: D N (VAL)[...]AVG

Reverse description: Victory advancing left holding wreath and palm
Reverse inscription: SECVRITAS-REI PVBLICAE

Fourth Century reverse type: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE
Reverse mint mark: OF I//LVG[P?...]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Padworth (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU6167
Four figure Latitude: 51.39876237
Four figure longitude: -1.12454675
1:25K map: SU6167
1:10K map: SU66NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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