NARC-A341EB: NARC-A341EB : Nummus : Valentinian I

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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-A341EB

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete copper alloy Nummus of Valentinian I dating to the period AD 364-378. Reece Period 19. Reverse type SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE, depicting victory walking left with wreath. First officina, Mint of Lugdunum.


The coin is missing portions of the outer flan.


Diameter: 16.92mm, Thickness: 1.85mm, Weight: 1.9g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.85 mm
Weight: 1.9 g
Diameter: 16.92 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 10th October 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Ellie Cox
Identified by: Miss Ellie Cox

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Valentinian I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Rosette pearl diademed and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: DN[VALEN]/SPFAVG

Reverse description: Victory walking left with a wreath
Reverse inscription: SECVRITAS/[REIP]VBLICAE

Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE
Reverse mint mark: IF/O//LVGP
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: Daventry (District)
Parish or ward: Long Buckby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP6467
Four figure Latitude: 52.29740732
Four figure longitude: -1.06294909
1:25K map: SP6467
1:10K map: SP66NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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