DOR-90647B: Roman coin: nummus of Valens

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COIN

Unique ID: DOR-90647B

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A copper alloy nummus of Valens (AD 364 - 378) dating to AD 364 - 378 (Reece period 19). GLORIA ROMANORVM (Emperor standing holding standard and dragging captive) reverse type.
Mint mark: OF/I/pellet//---
Date: Roman
Diameter: 16.69 mm
Weight: 2.44 g
Die axis: 12

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 364
Date to: Exactly AD 378

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.44 g
Diameter: 16.69 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS 017585

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
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Obverse description: Bust, right, diademed, draped and cuirassed
Obverse inscription: DN VALENS PF {AVG]

Reverse description: Emperor standing, holding standard and dragging captive
Reverse inscription: GLORIA ROMANORVM

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA ROMANORVM
Reverse mint mark: OF/I/pellet/---
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: North Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Charlton Marshall (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST8702
Four figure Latitude: 50.81739718
Four figure longitude: -2.18590445
1:25K map: ST8702
1:10K map: ST80SE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
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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