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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-1D2743

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Valens dating to the period AD 367-375 (Reece period 19), SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE reverse type depicting Victory walking left. Mint of Lyons. RIC IX, pg. 46, no. 21a xxiia.

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 367
Date to: Circa AD 375

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 16 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney

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: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: [DN VA]LEN-S PF AVG

Reverse description: Victory advancing left holding wreath and palm
Reverse inscription: SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Fourth Century reverse type: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE
Reverse mint mark: OF/I pellet in crescent//L[ ]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : IX 21a xxiia

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: Dunston area

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

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