HAMP37: Solidus of Valentinian II

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP37

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman gold solidus of Valentinian II. Recorded at BM, RIC.IX.Trier.90a

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 388
Date to: AD 392

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 4.41 g
Diameter: 21 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st April 1999

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Sally Worrell
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Materials and construction

Primary material: Gold
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Solidus
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Valentinian II
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 20 [378-388]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust facing right
Obverse inscription: D N VALENTINIANVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Two emperors seated facing, together holding globe. Victory above, branch below
Reverse inscription: VICTORIA AVGG

Fourth Century reverse type: VICTORIA AVGGG
Reverse mint mark: T/R//COM

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: BERKSHIRE BRIMPTON

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Unknown

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 18 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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