LIN-8AD6C3: Late Roman copper alloy nummus

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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-8AD6C3

Object type certainty: Certain
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A late Roman copper alloy nummus of the House of Theodosius, probably of Arcadius, dating to the period AD 388-402. Reece Period 21. SALVS REI-PVBLICAE reverse type depicting victory advancing left with club over shoulder and dragging captive behind. Uncertain emperor and mint.

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: Exactly AD 402

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.85 g
Diameter: 13 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney

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: Arcadius
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 21 [388-402]
Obverse description: Unclear diademed bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Emperor going left, dragging a captive
Reverse inscription: (SALVS REI PVBLICAE)

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Fourth Century reverse type: SALVS REI PVBLICAE
Reverse mint mark: Illegible
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: Reepham area

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: LIN
Created: 8 months ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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