DENO-0D3E12: Roman coin: nummus of Theodora

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COIN

Unique ID: DENO-0D3E12

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy Roman nummus of Theodora (AD 337-341), dating to the period AD 337-340 (Reece Period 17). PIETAS ROMANA, reverse type depicting Pietas standing, carrying an infant at her breast. Mint of Trier.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.13 g
Diameter: 1.36 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Roumpini-Ioanna Charami
Identified by: Miss Roumpini-Ioanna Charami

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E8185

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]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust right wearing plain mantle and necklace, hair elaborately dressed.
Obverse inscription: FL MA[X] THEO-[DORAE AVG]

Reverse description: Pietas standing carrying infant at her breast.
Reverse inscription: PI[ETAS ROMANA]

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Newark and Sherwood (District)
Parish or ward: Cotham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK8047
Four figure Latitude: 53.01433609
Four figure longitude: -0.80899998
1:25K map: SK8047
1:10K map: SK84NW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: DENO
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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