KENT-FF6C30: Nummus of Julian or Constantius II

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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-FF6C30

Object type certainty: Possibly
Workflow status: Published Find published

A heavily abraded copper-alloy Roman nummus of the House of Valentinian, dating to the period AD 364-378 (Reece period 19). [SECVR]ITAS-[REI PVBLICAE] reverse type depicting Victory advancing left holding wreath and palm. Uncertain mint, probably Arles or Lyon.

Measurements: 16.38mm in diameter, 1.28mm thick and 1.18g in weight.

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: 1.28 mm
Weight: 1.18 g
Diameter: 16.38 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Identified by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

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: Arles or Lyons (Valentinianic, 364-75)
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Draped and cuirassed? bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Victory advancing left holding wreath and palm
Reverse inscription: [SECVR]ITAS-[REI PVBLICAE]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE
Reverse mint mark: []//[]
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Possibly

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Maidstone (District)
Parish or ward: Thurnham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ8157
Four figure Latitude: 51.28337966
Four figure longitude: 0.59403749
1:25K map: TQ8157
1:10K map: TQ85NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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