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Unique ID: BERK-87F8D1

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper alloy nummus of Valens dating to the period AD 364 - 378. Reece Period 19. GLORIA ROMANORVM reverse type, mint of Arles.


PAS Form No: 1975 No.13

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.2 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 10th August 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Michael Byard
Identified by: Mr Michael Byard

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
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Possibly
Obverse description: Diademed and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: DN VALENS [PF] [AVG]

Reverse description: Emperor right holding standard and dragging captive
Reverse inscription: GLORIA ROMANORVM

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA ROMANORVM
Reverse mint mark: LVDG (?)
Status: Regular

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: Lyford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU3994
Four figure Latitude: 51.64345412
Four figure longitude: -1.43778401
1:25K map: SU3994
1:10K map: SU39SE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 9 months ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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