WMID-876354: Roman coin: Nummus of the House of Valentinian

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-876354

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete copper alloy nummus of the House of Valentinian (AD 364 to AD 378), dating to the period AD 364 to AD 378 (Reece Period 19). Probably GLORIA ROMANORVM reverse type depicting Emperor right, holding standard and dragging captive. Mint uncertain.

Diameter: 16.7 mm
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 2.0 g

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
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 2 g
Diameter: 16.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 26th November 2017 - Sunday 26th November 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

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
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Obverse description: Bust right
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: Probably Emperor dragging captive and holding standard
Reverse inscription: [ ]IA ROMA[ ]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA ROMANORVM
Reverse mint mark: unclear
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Stroud (District)
Parish or ward: Slimbridge (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO7303
Four figure Latitude: 51.72506356
Four figure longitude: -2.3922955
1:25K map: SO7303
1:10K map: SO70SW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst out searching with a metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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