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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-339A16

Object type certainty: Certain
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A cooper alloy nummus of emperor Valens, minted Trier AD 364-7. Diameter 18mm, weight 1.69g, axis 6 oclock.

Obverse legend DN VALENS P F AVG, type diademed; draped and cuirassed bust facing right.

Reverse legend SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE, type Victory advancing left holding wreath.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 364
Date to: Circa AD 367

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.69 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Brian Porter
Identified by: Mr Brian Porter

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: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust facing right
Obverse inscription: DN VALENS P F AVG

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

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE
Reverse mint mark: Trier 364-7
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : IX page 14 no. 76

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: Near Sleaford

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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

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