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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-322DCC

Object type certainty: Certain
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A late Roman 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 facing, head right, holding infant at her breast. Mint of Trier. Possibly RIC VIII, p. 143, no. 65. though the beginning of the mint mark is missing.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 14 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: 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 THEOD]ORAE AVG

Reverse description: Pietas standing facing, head right, holding infant at breast
Reverse inscription: PIETAS ROMANA

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: PIETAS ROMANA [Theodora]
Reverse mint mark: [ ]RP.
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: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: Dunston area

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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