NLM-1107E2: Roman Coin: Nummus of Valens

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-1107E2

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

Copper alloy coin. Nummus of the House of Valentinian, probably Valens (364-378); Victory left, possibly of Trier mint; if so, possibly RIC volume 9 no. 32(a), issue of 367-375, Reece period 19

Obverse description: Bust pearl diademed draped and cuirassed right.

Obverse inscription: DN VALEN S PF AVG

Reverse description: Victory advancing left

Reverse inscription: SECVRITAS [REI PVBLICAE]

In exergue: T[-]S -the spacing between these end characters is generous

Diameter: 16.7mm, Weight: 2.33gms, die axis: 6

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: Exactly AD 367
Date to: Exactly AD 375

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.33 g
Diameter: 16.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 12th November 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM41002

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: Trier
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Bust pearl diademed draped and cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: DN VALEN S PF AVG

Reverse description: Victory advancing left
Reverse inscription: SECVRITAS [REI PVBLICAE]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE
Reverse mint mark: In exergue: T[-]S
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : vol. 9 no. 32(a)

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Owston Ferry

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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