YORYM-2FC93D: Roman Coin : Nummus of Valens

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Unique ID: YORYM-2FC93D

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A copper-alloy nummus of Valens dating to the period AD 364 - 367 (Reece Period 19). GLORIA ROMANORVM reverse type depicting Emperor dragging captive right. Mint of Lyon.

RIC IX, p.44, no.10b.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 364
Date to: Circa AD 367

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.1 g
Diameter: 17.4 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E05976

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: Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: DN VALEN-S P F AVG

Reverse description: Emperor dragging captive right
Reverse inscription: GLORIA ROMANORVM

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA ROMANORVM
Reverse mint mark: O/F/I//LVG.S
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: TA0336
Four figure Latitude: 53.81009851
Four figure longitude: -0.43724959
1:25K map: TA0336
1:10K map: TA03NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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