NLM-E0A6EB: Roman Coin: Nummus of Valentinian I

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-E0A6EB

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy coin. Nummus of the House of Valentinian (364-378), probably of Valentinian I (364-375), Victory left issue, Reece period 18; chipped.

Obverse description: Bust pearl diademed right, large eye.

Obverse inscription: possibly [DN VALENTIN---]

Reverse description: Victory advancing left with wreath and palm, OF in left field

Reverse inscription: SECVRITAS REI PVB[LICAE]

Diameter: 17.8mm, Weight: 1.77gms, die axis: 6

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 364
Date to: Exactly AD 375

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.77 g
Diameter: 17.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 25th June 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM43024

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Valentinian I
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 19 [364-378]
Mint or issue place: Arelatum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust pearl diademed right, large eye
Obverse inscription: possibly [DN VALENTIN---]

Reverse description: Victory advancing left with wreath and palm
Reverse inscription: SECVRITAS REI PVB[LICAE]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE
Reverse mint mark: OF in left field
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: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Claxby

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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