LEIC-4093B4: Roman copper alloy nummus

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Unique ID: LEIC-4093B4

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman copper alloy nummus of Thoedora, 337-340AD.


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 1.84 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st January 2000

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Wendy Scott
Identified by: Ms Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

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: Diademed, draped bust right
Obverse inscription: FL MAX THEODORAE AVG

Reverse description: Pietas standing facing, holding a child at her breast.
Reverse inscription: PIETAS ROMANA

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: TRS

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Charnwood (District)
To be known as: Wymeswold

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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