ASHM-0DB43B: Roman coin; nummus of Valens

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COIN

Unique ID: ASHM-0DB43B

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy nummus of Valens (AD 364-378) under Valentinian I (AD 364-375) dating to the period AD 364-367. Reverse type GLORIA RO-MANORVM. Reece period 19. Mint of Trier. RIC IX.6b.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Undergoing further examination at a museum

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.2 mm
Weight: 1.8 g
Diameter: 12.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 2008 - Wednesday 31st December 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Alison Pollard
Identified by: Dr Alison Pollard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: ASHMBD184

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: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust, right.
Obverse inscription: DN VALEN-S PF AVG

Reverse description: Victory advancing left, holding wreath in right hand and palm in left.
Reverse inscription: GLORIA RO-MANORVM

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA ROMANORVM
Reverse mint mark: palm branch bending left/-//TRP
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : IX 6B

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Vale of White Horse (District)
To be known as: Childrey

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: ASHM
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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