ESS-8DF1F4: ESS-8DF1F4 Roman coin: nummus of ther House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: ESS-8DF1F4

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Theodora (AD 337-341), dating to the period AD 337-340 (Reece period 17). PIETAS ROMANA reverse type depicting Pietas standing carrying infant. Uncertain mint.

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 337
Date to: AD 340

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 31st March 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Laura McLean
Identified by: Laura McLean
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

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]
Obverse description: Draped bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: Pietas standing carrying infant
Reverse inscription: [PIE]TAS-ROMANA

Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Fourth Century reverse type: PIETAS ROMANA [Theodora]
Reverse mint mark: -//[]

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Braintree (District)
To be known as: Bradwell CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
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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Audit data

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Created: 10 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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