KENT-4FBF2C: SALVS REI PVBLICAE nummus

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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-4FBF2C

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Theodosius I (AD 379-395), dating to the period AD 388-395 (Reece period 21). SALVS REI-PVBLICAE reverse type depicting Victory advancing left, holding trophy and dragging captive; barred rho to left. Possibly mint of Constantinople. Cf. RIC IX, pp. 234, 236, nos. 86b, 90a.

Measurements: 12.59 mm in diameter, 1.22mm thick and 1.09g in weight.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 388
Date to: Circa AD 395

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.22 mm
Weight: 1.09 g
Diameter: 12.59 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Identified by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

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: Theodosius I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 21 [388-402]
Mint or issue place: Constantinople
Mint qualifier: Possibly
Obverse description: Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: D N [T]HEO(DO)-SIVS PF AVG

Reverse description: Victory advancing left, holding trophy and dragging captive; barred rho to left
Reverse inscription: SALVS REI-PVBLICAE

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: SALVS REI PVBLICAE
Reverse mint mark: -//(CONS)[...]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

  • RIC : IX cf. 234, 236, nos. 86b, 90a

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Canterbury (District)
Parish or ward: Fordwich (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR1759
Four figure Latitude: 51.2887731
Four figure longitude: 1.11071969
1:25K map: TR1759
1:10K map: TR15NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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