LIN-8C2127: Roman coin: nummus of the House of Theodosius

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Unique ID: LIN-8C2127

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

A Roman copper alloy nummus of the House of Theodosius dating to AD 378-388. [VICTORIA AVG] reverse type depicting two Victories facing each other with wreaths. Mint unknown.

Overall dimensions are as follows: 14.12mm in diameter and 0.82g in weight.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 343
Date to: Exactly AD 348

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.82 g
Diameter: 14.12 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Susheela Burford
Identified by: Dr Susheela Burford

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: House of Theodosius
Reece period: Period 20 [378-388]
Obverse description: Laureate bust right.
Obverse inscription: [C]AES TH[...]

Reverse description: Two victories facing each other holding wreaths.
Reverse inscription: [VICTORIA AVG]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: VICTORIA AVG
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Bullington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF0978
Four figure Latitude: 53.28776855
Four figure longitude: -0.36636351
1:25K map: TF0978
1:10K map: TF07NE
What3Words: onto.noble.diets
Grid reference source: Centred on field
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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Audit data

Recording Institution: LIN
Created: Thursday 19th October 2017
Updated: Thursday 19th October 2017

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