NLM-6AC3D2: Roman Coin: Nummus of Valentinian I

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-6AC3D2

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy coin. Nummus of Valentinian I (364-375), Arles mint Victory left issue, Reece period 19.

Obverse description: Bust draped, diademed and cuirassed right, large eye.

Obverse inscription: DN VALENT[INIANVS PF AVG]

Reverse description: Victory standing left with wreath and palm.

Reverse inscription: SECUR[ITAS REI PUBLI]CAE

In exergue: PCON

Diameter: 18.6mm, Weight: 1.94gms, die axis: 12

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: Exactly AD 364
Date to: Exactly AD 375

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.94 g
Diameter: 18.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 30th September 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM38009

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: Valentinian I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Mint or issue place: Arelatum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust draped, diademed and cuirassed right, large eye
Obverse inscription: DN VALENT[INIANVS PF AVG]

Reverse description: Victory standing left with wreath and palm.
Reverse inscription: SECUR[ITAS REI PUBLI]CAE

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE
Reverse mint mark: In exergue: PCON
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Muckton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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