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COIN

Unique ID: DOR-A4A221

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

A Nummus of the House of Valentinian, dating to AD 364 - 378 (Reece period 19). SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE type, with Victory advancing left with wreath. No image taken due to condition of coin. Date : Roman. Dimensions: Diameter: 15.52 mm, Weight: 0.75 g.

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
Thickness: 1.14 mm
Weight: 0.75 g
Diameter: 15.52 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Sarah Kelman
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS 017533

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: House of Valentinian
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Obverse description: Bust facing right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

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

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Fourth Century reverse type: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: West Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Portesham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SY6585
Four figure Latitude: 50.6636119
Four figure longitude: -2.49656847
1:25K map: SY6585
1:10K map: SY65SE
Grid reference source: From 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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Audit data

Recording Institution: DOR
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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