BM-8AAA47: Roman coin: nummus of Theodora

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COIN

Unique ID: BM-8AAA47

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

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 infant. Mint of Trier.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.37 g
Diameter: 15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 30th October 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Mr Richard Ashford
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: B3J(S) 17/1076

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: Draped bust right
Obverse inscription: FL MAX THEO-DORAE AVG

Reverse description: Pietas standing carrying infant
Reverse inscription: PIETAS-ROMANA

Fourth Century reverse type: PIETAS ROMANA [Theodora]
Reverse mint mark: -//[...]TRS(•)
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: Huntingdonshire (District)
To be known as: Huntingdon Area

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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