SOM-E6C117: Roman Coin: Nummus of Theodosius I

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Unique ID: SOM-E6C117

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy nummus of Theodosius I, CONCORDIA AVGGG, mint of Aquileia, 378-83. LRBC no. 1071 (1960, p. 68).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Post AD 378
Date to: Ante AD 383

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.18 g
Diameter: 18.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 22nd November 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Naomi Payne
Identified by: Dr Naomi Payne
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Entry 020118

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: Theodosius I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 20 [378-388]
Mint or issue place: Aquileia
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Draped bust with pearl diadem, right
Obverse inscription: D N THEODO-SIVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Rome seated facing
Reverse inscription: CONCOR-DIA AVGGG

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: -//SMAQP
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • LRBC : Part II p. 68, no. 1071

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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