LON-0D5D36: A Roman copper alloy coin: nummus of Theodora AD337-341.

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Unique ID: LON-0D5D36

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper alloy coin: nummus of Theodora (AD337-341). The coin is struck off centre. Reverse: Pietas holding infant, PIETAS AVG Dimensions: diameter: 14.50mm; weight: 1.10g

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Returned to finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.1 g
Diameter: 14.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st January 2007 - Monday 1st January 2007

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Kate Sumnall
Identified by: Mrs Kate Sumnall

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: Certain
Obverse description: Bare-headed and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: [FL MAX THEO]DORAE AVG

Reverse description: Pietas facing holding infant
Reverse inscription: [PIETA]S ROMANA

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: -/-//TRP
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: Southwark (London Borough)
To be known as: Southwark

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst searching the Thames foreshore.
Current location: Returned to finder
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LON
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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