DOR-2DDE31: Copper alloy nummus of the House of Valentinian

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Unique ID: DOR-2DDE31

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A nummus of the House of Valentinian dating to AD 364 - 378 (Reece period 19) GLORIA ROMANORVM reverse type with emperor advancing right holding standard and dragging captive. Mint of Lyon
Mint Mark: O/FII/L[--]
Date: Roman
Diameter: 17.21 mm
Weight: 1.91 g
Die axis: 12

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Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 364
Date to: Circa AD 378

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.91 g
Diameter: 17.21 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS 019377

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: Certain
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust, right, diademed
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: Emperor advancing left holding standard and dragging captive
Reverse inscription: GLORIA RO[MANORVM]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA ROMANORVM
Reverse mint mark: O/F II/L[--]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: North Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Marnhull (District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST7920
Four figure Latitude: 50.97902161
Four figure longitude: -2.300505
1:25K map: ST7920
1:10K map: ST72SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: DOR
Created: 8 months ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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