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Unique ID: CAM-1A0481

Object type certainty: Certain
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A late fourth century Roman Nummus of the house of Valentinian, possibly Valentinian I - Valens c. AD 364 - 375. The obverse shows a diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust to right. The reverse shows the Emperor standing right, holding labarum, and hand on captive. Possibly a contemporary imitation.

Class: Nummus

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: With finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 364
Date to: AD 375

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.76 g
Diameter: 17.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 15th September 2004

Personal details

Recorded by: Mr Chris Montague
Identified by: Mr Chris Montague

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finds Identification Day . Norris Museum ,St Ives.
Museum accession number: None

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Valentinian II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Diad , draped, and cuir bust to right
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: Emperor standing right ,holding labarum, and hand on captive.
Reverse inscription: GLORIA ROMANORUM

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: Illegible
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: East Cambridgeshire (District)
Parish or ward: Stretham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL5171
Four figure Latitude: 52.316341
Four figure longitude: 0.213845
1:25K map: TL5171
1:10K map: TL57SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Metal Detecting
Current location: With finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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Updated: 6 years ago

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