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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-AB1E86

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Valens (AD 364-378), dating to the period AD 364-378 (Reece period 19). [SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE] reverse type depicting Victory advancing left holding wreath and palm. Mint of Arles.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: with finder
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 378

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 15 mm
Width: 17 mm
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 1.86 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 23rd September 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Robin Siddle
Identified by: Mr Robin Siddle
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, draped, and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]VALEN-S P F AVG

Reverse description: reverse type depicting Victory advancing left holding wreath and palm
Reverse inscription: [SECVRITAS-REI PVBLICAE]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE
Reverse mint mark: OF II//[]CON[]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Scarborough (District)
To be known as: GF003B

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: while metal detecting
Current location: with finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 11 months ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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