BH-AC48E7: Roman coin: nummus of the House of Valentinian

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-AC48E7

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete, very worn copper-alloy nummus of the House of Valentinian (AD 364-378) dating to the period AD364-378 (Reece Period 19). [GLORIA ROMANORVM] reverse type depicting the Emperor advancing right, dragging a captive. Uncertain mint.

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: 1.19 g
Diameter: 14.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 11th April 2018 - Wednesday 11th April 2018

Personal details

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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: House of Valentinian
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Obverse description: Bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: Emperor advancing right, dragging a 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: [...]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: North Hertfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Ashwell (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL2540
Four figure Latitude: 52.04431072
Four figure longitude: -0.17877547
1:25K map: TL2540
1:10K map: TL24SE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: BH
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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