KENT-19DABF: Roman nummus probably SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE

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Unique ID: KENT-19DABF

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A worn and abraded copper-alloy Roman nummus (AE3) probably of the House of Valentinian (AD 364-378), likely of Valentinian I (AD 364-375), Valens (AD 364 - AD378) or Gratian (AD 367 - AD 383). SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE reverse, Victory advancing left, holding wreath and palm. Minted between 364-378, uncertain mint, mintmark illegible.Reece Period 19.

Measurements: 16.48mm in diameter, 1.2mm thick and 1.48g 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: 1.2 mm
Weight: 1.48 g
Diameter: 16.48 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Identified by: Mr Jo Ahmet

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: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Victory advancing left, holding wreath and palm
Reverse inscription: [SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE]

Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Fourth Century reverse type: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Medway (Unitary Authority)
District: Medway (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Cliffe and Cliffe Woods (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ7376
Four figure Latitude: 51.45654451
Four figure longitude: 0.48868123
1:25K map: TQ7376
1:10K map: TQ77NW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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