SUR-D32514:

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COIN

Unique ID: SUR-D32514

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper alloy nummus of Valens (AD 364-278) dating to AD 364-378 (Reece period 19). SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE reverse type depicting Victory advancing left holding wreath and palm. Mint of Trier.

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
Thickness: 1.6 mm
Weight: 2.3 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 4th October 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Simon Maslin
Identified by: Dr Simon Maslin

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: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Draped and diademed bust, right.
Obverse inscription: DN VALENS PF AVG

Reverse description: Victory advancing left holding wreath and palm.
Reverse inscription: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE
Reverse mint mark: D / palm frond //TRP
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Chitterne (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST9844
Four figure Latitude: 51.19521533
Four figure longitude: -2.03000291
1:25K map: ST9844
1:10K map: ST94SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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