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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-1C4789

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Roman fragmentary nummus probably of Valentinian I (AD 364-367), dating to the period AD 364-367 (Reece Period 19). GLORIA ROMANORVM reverse type depicting the emperor advancing right holding a standard and dragging a captive. Mint of Lyon. As LRBC p.51, cf. number 293.

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 367

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.2 g
Diameter: 16.8 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Emily Tilley
Identified by: Miss Emily Tilley
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E05674

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: Probably
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Obverse inscription: Illegible.

Reverse description: Emperor advancing right holding a standard and dragging a captive.
Reverse inscription: [GLORIA ROMANORVM]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: O[F ]//LVGAS
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • LRBC : p.51, cf. number 293.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Ryedale (District)
To be known as: North Yorkshire

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the 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

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Created: 26 days ago
Updated: 22 days ago

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