WAW-EB4232: Roman coin: nummus of the House of Valentinian (Obverse and reverse).

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Unique ID: WAW-EB4232

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman coin: A copper-alloy nummus of House of Valentinian dating to the period AD364 to 378 (Reece Period 19). GLORIA ROMANORVM reverse type depicting Emperor holding a standard and dragging a captive. Illegible mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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: 2.22 g
Diameter: 17.76 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 26th November 2017 - Sunday 26th November 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton

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
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Obverse description: Bust facing right, wearing a diadem and is cuirassed.
Obverse inscription: DN VALENTIN [ ]

Reverse description: Emperor holding a standard, dragging a captive.
Reverse inscription: GLORIA ROM[ANORVM]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA ROMANORVM
Reverse mint mark: [ ] / II // [ ]
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: West Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Aston, Cote, Shifford and Chimney (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3702
Four figure Latitude: 51.71551524
Four figure longitude: -1.46584068
1:25K map: SP3702
1:10K map: SP30SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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