NARC-12E305: NARC-12E305, coin of the House of Theodosius

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Unique ID: NARC-12E305

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman coin, copper alloy nummus of Theodosius. Reverse unclear. Minted between AD 388 and 402.


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 388
Date to: AD 402

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.39 mm
Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 13.56 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st January 2005 - Thursday 1st May 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Steven Ashby
Identified by: Dr Steven Ashby

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: Probably
Reece period: Period 21 [388-402]
Obverse description: Diad, dr and cuir r
Obverse inscription: DN THEODO[]S...

Reverse inscription: Unclear, figure standing left [possibly Victory or Spes]

Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Reverse mint mark: []

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: East Northamptonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Titchmarsh (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL0079
Four figure Latitude: 52.399888
Four figure longitude: -0.531643
1:25K map: TL0079
1:10K map: TL07NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NARC
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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