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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-1AC04E

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

Roman copper alloy nummus of the House of Valentinian dating to AD 364 to 378 (Reece period 19). SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE reverse type depicting Victory walking left with palm and a wreath. Mint of Constantinople.

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 378

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.51 g
Diameter: 15.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 7th March 2019 - Friday 7th June 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Edward Caswell
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett
Secondary identifier: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC Receipt 018165

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: Diadem bust facing right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Soldier on right going left and spearing a fallen horseman to lower left
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE
Reverse mint mark: OF-I //CONS
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: Mendip (District)
To be known as: Wanstrow CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 30 days ago
Updated: 30 days ago

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