WILT-C167FC: nummus of Valens

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Unique ID: WILT-C167FC

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). RESTITV-[T]OR REIP reverse type depicting the Emperor standing facing, head right, holding labarum and Victory on globe. Uncertain possible Eastern mint.

Find of note status

This has been noted as an interesting find by the recorder.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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: 2.43 g
Diameter: 19.3 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Nadia Messina
Identified by: Miss Nadia Messina
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: WHM 2017-27

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]
Obverse description: Pearl diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: D N VALEN-S P F AVG

Reverse description: Emperor standing facing, head right, holding labarum and Victory on globe
Reverse inscription: RESTITV-[T]OR REIP

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: RESTITVTOR REI P
Reverse mint mark: -//[...](A?)
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Shrewton

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Recording Institution: WILT
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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