DENO-72F6CC: Roman coin: nummus of Valens

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COIN

Unique ID: DENO-72F6CC

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A copper alloy Roman nummus of Valens (AD 364 - 378), dating to the period AD 364 - 378 (Reece Period 19). SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE reverse type, depicting Victory advancing left, holding wreath and palm. Mint of Aquileia.

Notes:

The coin was cleaned by the finder.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 364
Date to: Exactly AD 378

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.47 g
Diameter: 17.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st March 2017 - Friday 31st March 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Alastair Willis
Identified by: Mr Alastair Willis

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E8501 37

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: Aquileia
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Pearl-diademed, draped bust right.
Obverse inscription: D N VAL[E]N-[S] P F AV[G]

Reverse description: Victory advancing left, holding wreath and palm.
Reverse inscription: SECVRITAS [REI PV]BLICAE

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE
Reverse mint mark: - -//[...]SMAQP
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Newark and Sherwood (District)
Parish or ward: Cotham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK8047
Four figure Latitude: 53.01433609
Four figure longitude: -0.80899998
1:25K map: SK8047
1:10K map: SK84NW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DENO
Created: 10 months ago
Updated: 10 months ago

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