YORYM-F48122: Roman Coin : Nummus of Valens

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-F48122

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy nummus of Valens dating to the period AD 364 - 378 (Reece Period 19). SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE reverse type depicting Victory advancing left with wreath. Mint probably of Arles or Lyon.

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: 2.3 g
Diameter: 17.8 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E06212

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: Arles or Lyons (Valentinianic, 364-75)
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Diademed and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: D N VALEN-S P F AVG

Reverse description: Victory advancing left with wreath
Reverse inscription: SECVRITAS REIPVBLICAE

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE
Reverse mint mark: OF/I//[---]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: South Kesteven (District)
Parish or ward: Harlaxton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK8732
Four figure Latitude: 52.87844153
Four figure longitude: -0.70870868
1:25K map: SK8732
1:10K map: SK83SE
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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: About one month ago
Updated: 25 days ago

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