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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-2CCE6B

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

A Roman copper alloy nummus of Valens. GLORIA ROMANORVM reverse type. The emperor, holding standard in one hand and dragging a captive in the other. Features are very worn away, on both sides.

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 mm
Weight: 1.77 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Peter Wheatley
Identified by: Mr Peter Wheatley

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]
Obverse description: Worn laureate bust, facing right. Signs of corrosion all over.
Obverse inscription: ILLEGIBLE

Reverse description: Worn image of emperor dragging captive. No mint mark.
Reverse inscription: ILLEGIBLE

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA ROMANORVM
Status: Regular

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Brampton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK8380
Four figure Latitude: 53.31044484
Four figure longitude: -0.75574794
1:25K map: SK8380
1:10K map: SK88SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

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Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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