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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-73FCF1

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper-alloy nummus of Theodora dating to the period AD 337-341 (Reece period 17). PIETAS ROMANA reverse type depicting empress holding an infant. Mint unclear.

There are a number of small losses to the circumference

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 14.3 mm
Width: 13.3 mm
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 1.05 g
Diameter: 14.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 6th September 2013

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 22395

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

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: Draped, robed and laureate bust facing right
Obverse inscription: [...]THE[...]

Reverse description: Empress standing holding an infant
Reverse inscription: Illegible [PIETAS ROMANA]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: PIETAS ROMANA [Theodora]
Reverse mint mark: Illegible
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Willoughby Hedge

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Created: 5 years ago
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