LIN-96205E: Roman coin: nummus of the House of Valentine

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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-96205E

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A Roman copper alloy nummus of the House of Valentine dating to AD 364-378 (Reece period 19). [GLORIA ROMANORVM] reverse type depicting the Emperor with a standard going right dragging a captive. Mint unknown.

Overall dimensions: 18.22mm in diameter and 2.02g in weight.

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: 2.02 g
Diameter: 18.22 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Susheela Burford
Identified by: Dr Susheela Burford

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: House of Valentinian
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Obverse description: Laureate or diademed bust right.
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Emperor with standard going right dragging a captive.
Reverse inscription: [GLORIA ROMANORVM]

Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA ROMANORVM
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
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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Recording Institution: LIN
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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