DEV-FBE8B6: Roman coin:  Nummus of Valentinian I

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Roman copper alloy Nummus of Valentinian I (364-375) dating to AD 367-375 (Reece period 19)., GLORIA ROMANORVM reverse type depicting the emperor with a standard in his left hand, holding a captive in his right hand and dragging him to the right issue. Mint of Arles. LRBC pt 2 no. 512.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.38 g
Diameter: 17.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 14th February 2019 - Thursday 14th February 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Edward Caswell
Identified by: Mr Edward Caswell

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC 018129

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]
Mint or issue place: Arelatum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Diadem draped bust facing right
Obverse inscription: DN VALENTINI-ANVS PF AVG

Reverse description: Right-facing emperor holding square standard on his right, dragging a crouched captive behind on his left.
Reverse inscription: GLORIA RO[MANORV]M

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GLORIA ROMANORVM
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
Parish or ward: Yeovilton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST5423
Four figure Latitude: 51.00453705
Four figure longitude: -2.65697664
1:25K map: ST5423
1:10K map: ST52SW
Grid reference source: GPS (From FLO)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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