YORYM-87F8A9: Roman Coin : Nummus of the House of Valentinian.

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Unique ID: YORYM-87F8A9

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A copper-alloy Roman nummus of the House of Valentinian (AD 364-378), dating to the period AD 364-378 (Reece Period 19). GLORIA ROMANORVM reverse type depicting the emperor advancing right, holding a standard and dragging a captive. Unclear mint. The coin is pierced behind the emperor's head on the obverse, which is to the left of the standing emperor on the reverse, suggesting possible reuse.

Evidence of reuse: Pierced.

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
Period of reuse: UNKNOWN

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.2 g
Diameter: 17.1 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Emily Tilley
Identified by: Miss Emily Tilley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E05968

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
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Obverse description: Pearl-diademed bust right.
Obverse inscription: Unclear.

Reverse description: The emperor advancing right, holding a standard and dragging a captive.
Reverse inscription: [GLORIA ROMANORVM]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA ROMANORVM
Reverse mint mark: Unclear.
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Woodmansey (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TA0536
Four figure Latitude: 53.80969909
Four figure longitude: -0.40688896
1:25K map: TA0536
1:10K map: TA03NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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