SOM-D17A1C: Roman coin: nummus of Valens

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Unique ID: SOM-D17A1C

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Roman copper alloy nummus of Valens dating to AD 364 to 378 (Reece period 19). SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE reverse type depicting Victory walking left with a wreath and a palm. Mint of Aquileia. LRBC pt.II no. 1036.

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
Weight: 1.31 g
Diameter: 16.7 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Sabrina Ruffino
Identified by: Miss Sabrina Ruffino

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC Receipt no. 19939

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: Valens
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Obverse description: Pearl diademed bust facing right.
Obverse inscription: [DN] VAL[ENTIA]NVS PF [AVG]

Reverse description: Victory walking left holding wreath and palm
Reverse inscription: SECVRITAS [REI P]VBLICA[E]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE
Reverse mint mark: *-//SMAQP
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • LRBC : II 1036

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: Mendip (District)
Parish or ward: Trudoxhill (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST7444
Four figure Latitude: 51.19462243
Four figure longitude: -2.37346039
1:25K map: ST7444
1:10K map: ST74SW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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