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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-2D2C48

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper alloy Barbarous Radiate of Valens. SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE reverse type with a Victory marching left. The coin is very worn away, and due to it's forgery state, the legend on the obverse reads "AY" instead of "AVG". The coin has been worn or clipped on the left half of the obverse.

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: 1.04 g
Diameter: 12 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: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Valens
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Obverse description: Left side of bust has been cut or worn away, the rest is in good quality, a laureate bust, facing right.
Obverse inscription: [...] AY [...]

Reverse description: A figure, possibly a Victory, moving left. Very worn image, no visible legend.
Reverse inscription: ILLEGIBLE

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE
Status: Contemporary copy (Barbarous radiate)

Coin references

No coin references available.

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: SK8379
Four figure Latitude: 53.30145826
Four figure longitude: -0.75600914
1:25K map: SK8379
1:10K map: SK87NW
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

References cited

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Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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