LVPL-F5F09C: Roman nummus

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-F5F09C

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A worn copper-alloy Roman nummus, probably of Valens (AD 364-378), dating to the period AD 364-378 (Reece period 19). [SE]CV[RITAS REI PVBLICAE] reverse type depicting Victory advancing left holding wreath and palm. Uncertain mint.

Subsequent actions

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
Weight: 1.6 g
Diameter: 15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st August 2016 - Tuesday 30th August 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
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]
Obverse description: Diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: [D N] (VA)LEN-[...]

Reverse description: Victory advancing left holding wreath and palm
Reverse inscription: [SE]CV[RITAS REI PVBLICAE]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE
Reverse mint mark: OF-//[...]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: East Northamptonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Barnwell (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL0483
Four figure Latitude: 52.43509134
Four figure longitude: -0.47163141
1:25K map: TL0483
1:10K map: TL08SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 10 months ago
Updated: 10 months ago

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