NLM-D6DBEF: Nummus, possibly of the House of Valentinian

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-D6DBEF

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

Copper alloy coin. Nummus, possibly of the House of Valentinian (364-378), an inference suppported by a reddish tinge to the degraded flan; if so, Reece period 19.

Obverse description: Bust draped and cuirassed right, bust narrow and shoulders triangular.

Reverse description: No discernible detail

Diameter: 15.7mm, Weight: 1.65gms

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.65 g
Diameter: 15.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 8th May 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM39269

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: House of Valentinian
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Obverse description: Bust draped and cuirassed right, bust narrow and shoulders triangular.

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Normanby le Wold

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 2 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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