DOR-AA4BE6: Roman coin: nummus of Valens.

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COIN

Unique ID: DOR-AA4BE6

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A copper alloy nummus of Valens dating to AD 364 - 378 (Reece period 19). SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE (Victory advancing left with a wreath) reverse type. Mint of Trier
Mint mark: //TRP*
Reference: LRBC part II, no.82.
Date: Roman
Diameter: 17.92 mm
Weight: 1.40 g
Die axis: 1

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
Weight: 1.4 g
Diameter: 17.92 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Lucy Bevan
Identified by: Mrs Lucy Bevan
Secondary identifier: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS 017829

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

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: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust , right, diademed, draped.
Obverse inscription: DN VALENS PF AVG

Reverse description: Victory walking left with wreath
Reverse inscription: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE

Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE
Reverse mint mark: //TRP*
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • LRBC : pt. II 82

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Redlynch (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU2021
Four figure Latitude: 50.98805757
Four figure longitude: -1.71643128
1:25K map: SU2021
1:10K map: SU22SW
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: 5 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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