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COIN

Unique ID: SF-96B44D

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

An encrusted copper-alloy nummus of Valens (AD 364-378) dating to c. AD 364-378 (Reece period 19). Reverse: SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE, Vicotry advancing left holding wreath and palm. Mint of Lugdunum.

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: 1.99 g
Diameter: 17.61 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 31st July 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss

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: Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: DN VALEN-[S PF AVG]

Reverse description: Victory advancing left holding wreath and palm
Reverse inscription: SECVRIT[AS REIPVBLICAE]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE
Reverse mint mark: OF/I[]//LVGP
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Forest Heath (District)
To be known as: Beck Row

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

References cited

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Recording Institution: SF
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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