PUBLIC-1475A6: Roman copper alloy nummus

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-1475A6

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A complete copper alloy Roman nummus coin, from the reign of the House of Valentinian (AD364-378). Obverse: bust right of Emperor. Inscription: [DN VALENTINIANVS PF AVG]. Reverse: A depiction of Victory walking left with wreath. Inscription: SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE. Mint: Uncertain. The condition of the coin is very worn, with patches of corrosion. The obverse side is far more worn than the reverse side of the coin.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 364
Date to: Circa AD 375

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 16 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Thomas Brown-Warr
Identified by: Mr Thomas Brown-Warr

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: Valentinian I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Obverse description: Bust right of Emperor.
Obverse inscription: DN VALENTINIANVS PF AVG

Reverse description: Victory walking left with wreath.
Reverse inscription: SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE
Reverse mint mark: Uncertain
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Reepham area

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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

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