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COIN

Unique ID: SOMDOR700

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman copper-alloy nummus of the House of Theodosius dating from the period 388-402 (Reece period 21). SALVS REI PVBLICAE reverse type depicting Victory advancing left, dragging a captive. Mint uncertain.

Notes:

PAL 631

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st September 1999 - Tuesday 1st February 2000

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

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: House of Theodosius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 21 [388-402]
Obverse description: Bust, right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Victory advancing left dragging captive
Reverse inscription: [SALVS REI PVBLICAE]

Fourth Century reverse type: SALVS REI PVBLICAE

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOMDOR
Created: 18 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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