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COIN

Unique ID: SF-EA6B85

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An incomplete (chipped) copper-alloy Roman nummus of the Valens (AD 364-378), dating to the period c. AD 364-378 (Reece Period 19). SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE reverse type depicting Victory advancing left holding wreath and palm. Reverse legend reads: []VRITAS REI PVBLI[]. Obverse depicts a diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right. Obverse legend reads: DN VALEN-[] Mint: unknown. Mint mark: -//[]

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: 1.52 mm
Weight: 2.55 g
Diameter: 17.12 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Julie Kennard
Identified by: Ms Julie Kennard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Cordel

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: Probably
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Obverse description: Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust
Obverse inscription: DN VALEN-[]

Reverse description: Victory advancing left holding wreath and palm
Reverse inscription: []VRITAS REI PVBLI[]

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

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Forest Heath (District)
To be known as: Lakenheath

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Recording Institution: SF
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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