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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-589069

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

A complete but worn copper alloy Roman nummus (AE3) of Valens, dating to the period AD 364-378. Reece Period 19. SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE reverse type, mint of 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
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 2.2 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: OXPAS2018.082

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: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: DA VA[LENS PF AVG]

Reverse description: Victory advancing left with wreath and palm
Reverse inscription: SECV[RITAS REIPVBLICAE]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE
Reverse mint mark: OF / I // LV[...]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Vale of White Horse (District)
Parish or ward: Littleworth (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU3098
Four figure Latitude: 51.67996829
Four figure longitude: -1.56750198
1:25K map: SU3098
1:10K map: SU39NW
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

References cited

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Recording Institution: BERK
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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