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COIN

Unique ID: SF-2F920D

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

A worn copper-alloy nummus struck for Valens (AD 364-378), dating to c. AD 364-378. Reece period 17. Reverse: SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE, Victory advancing left holding wreath and palm. Mint of Arles or Lyon.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.01 g
Diameter: 16.55 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st February 2018

Personal details

Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss

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: Arles or Lyons (Valentinianic, 364-75)
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: DN VALEN-S PF AVG

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

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE
Reverse mint mark: OF/II//[...]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Hopton

Spatial coordinates


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: SF
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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