BUC-09328D: Roman coin: nummus from the House of Valentinian

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Unique ID: BUC-09328D

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

A Roman copper alloy nummus from the House of Valentinian dating to AD 364 to 378, Reece period 19. GLORIA ROMANORVM reverse type depicting Emperor advancing right, holding standard and dragging captive. The coin has irregular edges, and is oval shaped.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.2 mm
Width: 16.6 mm
Weight: 2.28 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 19th December 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Arwen Wood
Identified by: Arwen Wood

Other reference numbers

Other reference: AYBCM 4934

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
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Obverse description: Bust right, diademed and draped
Obverse inscription: DN VALENTINI/VS [...]

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

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA ROMANORVM
Reverse mint mark: SMA?
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
Parish or ward: Fleet Marston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7714
Four figure Latitude: 51.81933103
Four figure longitude: -0.88428912
1:25K map: SP7714
1:10K map: SP71SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Date find submitted for recording
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: BUC
Created: About one month ago
Updated: 28 days ago

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