PUBLIC-629954: PUBLIC-629954: Roman nummuss Magnentius FELICITAS REI PVBLICE

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-629954

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A worn copper-alloy Roman nummus of the House of Valentinian, possibly Valens, dating to the period AD 364-378 (Reece period 19). SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE reverse type depicting Victory advancing left holding wreath and palm. Possibly mint of Aquileia or Rome.

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: 1.99 g
Diameter: 18.14 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st January 1977

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr David Roberts
Identified by: Mr David Roberts
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: Rosette diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: [...](VALEN)-S P F AVG

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

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Fourth Century reverse type: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE
Reverse mint mark: -//(SMA[]P?)
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Richmondshire (District)
To be known as: Nr Brompton-on-Swale

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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