HESH-7EB3E4: Roman Coin: Nummus of emperor Theodosius I (probably) 379-395AD,

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COIN

Unique ID: HESH-7EB3E4

Object type certainty: Certain
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Nummus of emperor Theodosius I (probably) 379-395AD,

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 379
Date to: AD 395

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.3 mm
Weight: 1.08 g
Diameter: 14 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st January 1840

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Peter Reavill
Identified by: Mr Peter Reavill

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: Theodosius I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Diadem crowned bust facing right
Obverse inscription: DN THEOD[OS]IVS PF [AVG]

Reverse description: The reverse is corroded and encrusted. possible perosn advancing right

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Leominster

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Agricultural or drainage work
Discovery circumstances: Discovered by agricultural workers (Irish Potato pickers)
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: HESH
Created: Wednesday 12th September 2007
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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