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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-B8A97E

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Roman copper-alloy nummus of the House of Valentinian dating from AD 364 to 378 (Reece period 19). SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE reverse type depicting Victory walking left with a wreath and a palm. Mint unclear.

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: 1.59 g
Diameter: 16.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 2nd November 2018 - Saturday 2nd February 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Edward Caswell
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC Receipt 017841

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: House of Valentinian
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Obverse description: Diademed bust facing right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Victory walking left with a wreath and a palm
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Fourth Century reverse type: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE
Reverse mint mark: Illegible
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST9944
Four figure Latitude: 51.19521815
Four figure longitude: -2.015692
1:25K map: ST9944
1:10K map: ST94SE
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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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