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COIN

Unique ID: BM-4E93BE

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman nummus of the House of Theodosius, possibly of Valentinian II (AD 375-392), dating to the period AD 388-402 (Reece period 21). [VICTORIA AVGG]G reverse type depicting Victory advancing left holding wreath and palm. Unclear mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 388
Date to: Circa AD 402

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.73 g
Diameter: 12 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: 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: Valentinian II
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Reece period: Period 21 [388-402]
Obverse description: Diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: (D N VALEN)-[...]

Reverse description: Victory advancing left holding wreath and palm
Reverse inscription: [VICTORIA AVGG]G

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: VICTORIA AVGGG
Reverse mint mark: -//[]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Kingston Deverill

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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