BH-3739E9: Roman coin: nummus of Valentinian I

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-3739E9

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy nummus of Valentinian I (AD 364-375) dating to c. AD 367-375 (Reece Period 19). GLORIA ROMANORVM reverse type depicting the emperor advancing right holding labarum and dragging captive. Mint of Siscia. RIC IX, p. 147, no. 14a.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 367
Date to: Circa AD 375

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.4 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 21st October 2018 - Sunday 21st October 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Matthew Fittock
Identified by: Mr Matthew Fittock

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: Valentinian I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Mint or issue place: Siscia
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: DN [VALEN]TINI-ANVS PF AVG

Reverse description: Emperor advancing right holding labarum and dragging captive
Reverse inscription: GLORIA [ROMANORVM]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA ROMANORVM
Reverse mint mark: F/R over A//BSIS[CS]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: Welwyn Hatfield (District)
Parish or ward: Ayot St. Lawrence (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL2017
Four figure Latitude: 51.8387224
Four figure longitude: -0.25966163
1:25K map: TL2017
1:10K map: TL21NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Updated: 27 days ago

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