NLM-403D87: Roman Coin: Nummus, possibly of the House of Valentinian

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Unique ID: NLM-403D87

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Theodora (AD 337-341), dating to the period c.AD 337-340 (Reece period 17). [PIE]TAS-RO[MANA] reverse type depicting Pietas standing holding infant. Unclear mint.

Diameter: 14.2mm, Weight: 1.39gms, die axis: 12

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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: 1.39 g
Diameter: 14.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 30th October 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM40761

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
Obverse description: Draped bust right
Obverse inscription: FL MAX THEO-[...]

Reverse description: Pietas standing holding infant
Reverse inscription: [PIE]TAS-RO[MANA]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: []//[]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Keelby

Spatial coordinates

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

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