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Unique ID: PUBLIC-BD39C8

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A very worn and incomplete copper alloy nummus probably of Theodosius CE388-402, Reece period 21. Obverse has diademed bust facing right with possible inscription [ ]TH?C[ ]. Reverse has Victory holding a trophy and dragging a captive, with chi-rho in left field, inscription [SAVS] REI [PVBLICAE]. Unknown mint. Diameter 12mm, weight 0.58g, thickness 1.3mm.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 388
Date to: Circa AD 402

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.3 mm
Weight: 0.58 g
Diameter: 12 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Brian Porter
Identified by: Mr Brian Porter

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: Probably
Ruler/issuer: House of Theodosius
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 21 [388-402]
Obverse description: Laurelled bust facing right
Obverse inscription: [ ]TH?C[ ]

Reverse description: Victory holding trophy and dragging captive, Chi-Rho in left fielf
Reverse inscription: [SALVS] REI [PVBLICAE]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: SALVS REI PVBLICAE
Reverse mint mark: Not known
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: Dunston Area

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

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Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 9 months ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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