WILT-35E5BE: Roman copper alloy nummus, valentinian II

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Unique ID: WILT-35E5BE

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A Roman copper alloy nummus of Valentinian II, dating to AD388-392, Reece period 21. VICTORIA AVGGG depicting Victory advancing left, holding a wreath and palm. Mint of Arles. RIC IX Arelatum 30 (a-c).

Find of note status

This has been noted as an interesting find by the recorder.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 388
Date to: Circa AD 392

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.91 g
Diameter: 13 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Sophie Hawke
Identified by: Ms Sophie Hawke

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5402

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 II
Reece period: Period 21 [388-402]
Mint or issue place: Arelatum
Obverse description: Diademed bust right
Obverse inscription: DN VALENT(I)[ANVS PF] AV[G]

Reverse description: Victory walking left with a wreath
Reverse inscription: VI[…] AVGGG

Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: VICTORIA AVGGG
Reverse mint mark: P CON
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: New Forest (District)
To be known as: Rockbourne CP

Spatial coordinates

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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