SF-48CFD3: Roman nummus of Theodosius I

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-48CFD3

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn and incomplete copper-alloy Roman nummus of Theodosius I, c. 383-387 AD. Reverse: [VICT]ORIA [AVGGG], Two Victories standing facing one another holding wreaths. As LRBC II no. 790.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 383
Date to: Circa AD 387

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.72 g
Diameter: 11.98 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st February 2010

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: 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: Theodosius I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 20 [378-388]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Diademed and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: []THEODO-[]

Reverse description: Two Victories standing facing one another holding wreaths
Reverse inscription: [VICT]ORIA [AVGGG]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: VICTORIA AVGGG
Reverse mint mark: ././/[RP]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • LRBC : II no. 790

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Forest Heath (District)
To be known as: Elveden

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

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Created: 9 years ago
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