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COIN

Unique ID: BM-C67A88

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Valens (AD 364-378), dating to the period AD 364-367 (Reece period 19). SECVRITAS-[REI PVBLICAE] reverse type depicting Victory advancing left holding wreath and palm. Mint of Rome. As RIC IX, p. 120, no. 17b.

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 367

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.14 g
Diameter: 15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 9th July 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Mr Richard Ashford
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: RL 17/0428

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: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: D N VALEN-[...]

Reverse description: Victory advancing left holding wreath and palm
Reverse inscription: SECVRITAS-[REI PVBLICAE]

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

Coin references

  • RIC : IX p. 120, no. 17b

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: Huntingdonshire (District)
To be known as: Huntingdon Area

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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Created: 10 months ago
Updated: 10 months ago

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