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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-8F8EF9

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). SECVRITAS-REI PVBLICAE reverse type depicting Victory advancing left holding wreath and palm. Mint of Arles. As RIC IX, p. 64, no. 9b.

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 367

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 19 mm
Width: 18 mm
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 1.8 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 14th October 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: Pearl Diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: D N V[...]-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: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE
Reverse mint mark: OF II//SCONS[]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

  • RIC : IX p. 64, no. 9b

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

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Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: About one year ago
Updated: 12 months ago

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