YORYM-981594: Roman coin : Nummus of Theodora

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-981594

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Copper alloy nummus of Theodora, PIETAS ROMANA, uncertain mint, 337-41.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 337
Date to: Circa AD 341

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.5 g
Diameter: 14.2 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson
Identified by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson

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: Female draped bust right
Obverse inscription: [FL MAX THE]O DORAE AVG

Reverse description: Pietas facing holding infant
Reverse inscription: PIETAS ROMANA

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: PIETAS ROMANA [Theodora]

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Shiptonthorpe

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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