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COIN

Unique ID: SF-2F0567

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Theodosius I (AD 379-395), dating to the period c. AD 379-383 (Reece Period 20). CONCOR-DIA AVGGG reverse type depicting Constantinopolis turreted(?), seated facing on throne, head right(?), right foot on prow, holding spear in right hand and resting left hand on knee. Unclear mint. Cf. RIC IX, p.26, no. 67 for hte type at Trier; RIC IX, p.126, no. 45b for the type at Rome; for the Eastern mints cf. for example RIC IX, p. 182, no. 38 passim.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 378
Date to: Circa AD 383

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.62 mm
Weight: 2.44 g
Diameter: 17.7 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Julie Kennard
Identified by: Ms Julie Kennard
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Telegraph - 3rd Field on Left

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 20 [378-388]
Obverse description: Pearl diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: DN THEODO-SIVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Constantinopolis turreted(?), seated facing on throne, head right(?), right foot on prow, holding spear in right hand and resting left hand on knee
Reverse inscription: []-DIA AVG(GG)

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: CONCORDIA AVGGG
Reverse mint mark: []//[]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Forest Heath (District)
To be known as: Icklingham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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