LEIC-5B9531: Roman copper alloy nummus, possibly of Valens? AD 364-78

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-5B9531

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

Roman copper alloy nummus, possibly of Valens, AD 364-78 (Reece Period 19). Probable reverse type, SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE - Victory advancing left with wreath.

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 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 10th February 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Elisabeth Janovsky
Identified by: Wendy Scott

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: Possibly
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Obverse description: Right facing late bust.

Reverse description: Victory advancing left with wreath
Reverse inscription: [SECVRITASREIPVBLICAE]

Fourth Century reverse type: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
Parish or ward: Somerby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK8012
Four figure Latitude: 52.69977524
Four figure longitude: -0.81757941
1:25K map: SK8012
1:10K map: SK81SW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

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

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