SOM-B23B39: Roman coin: nummus of Valens

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-B23B39

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman copper alloy nummus of Valens dating to the period AD 365 - 367 (Reece period 19). SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE reverse type depicting Victory advancing left holding wreath and palm. Mint of Trier. LRBC pt II no.87.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 365
Date to: Exactly AD 367

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.02 g
Diameter: 17.6 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 19285

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: Pearl diademed and draped bust facing right
Obverse inscription: D N VALEN-S PF AVG

Reverse description: Victory advancing left holding wreath and palm
Reverse inscription: SECVRITAS [REIPVBLI]CAE

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE
Reverse mint mark: -//TRP crescent
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: West Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Powerstock (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SY5294
Four figure Latitude: 50.74361129
Four figure longitude: -2.68166296
1:25K map: SY5294
1:10K map: SY54NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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