HAMP-B0EDE2: Roman coin: Nummus of Theodora

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-B0EDE2

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn 4th-century Roman commemorative copper-alloy nummus depicting Theodora, second wife of Constantius I (father of Constantine I), 'PIETAS ROMANA', uncertain mint (337-41 AD; Reece issue period 17)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 337
Date to: AD 341

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 1.1 g
Diameter: 14.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 16th June 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E2011

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: Theodora
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 17 [330-348]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Possibly
Obverse description: Laureate bust draped and facing right
Obverse inscription: [FL MAX THEO]DORA[E AVG]

Reverse description: Pietas standing right holding infant in her arms
Reverse inscription: [PIETAS ROMANA]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: ?TRP?

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
Parish or ward: Droxford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU5818
Four figure Latitude: 50.958516
Four figure longitude: -1.175558
1:25K map: SU5818
1:10K map: SU51NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
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: HAMP
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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