YORYM-F0BE97: Roman Coin : Nummus of Valens

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-F0BE97

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Valens (AD 364-378) dating to the period AD 364 - 367 (Reece Period 19). SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE reverse type depicting Victory walking left with wreath. Mint of Lyon.

LRBC, p.51, no.283.

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: 2.3 g
Diameter: 16.2 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E05748

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]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Diademed and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: DN VALENS P F AVG

Reverse description: Victory walking left with wreath
Reverse inscription: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE
Reverse mint mark: OF/I//LVG.P
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Shipton Thorpe (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE8443
Four figure Latitude: 53.8764094
Four figure longitude: -0.72379841
1:25K map: SE8443
1:10K map: SE84SW
Grid reference source: From finder
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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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 19 days ago
Updated: 12 days ago

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