DEV-FC6C43: Roman coin: nummus of the House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: DEV-FC6C43

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman copper alloy nummus of Theodora dating to AD 337-341 (Reece period ). PIETAS ROMANA. reverse type with Pietas facing holding two infants. Mint of Trier. LRBC Vol I 105

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 341

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 1.31 g
Diameter: 14 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 21st February 2019 - Tuesday 21st May 2019

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jack Cranfield
Identified by: Mr Jack Cranfield
Secondary identifier: Mr Edward Caswell

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 018128

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
Mint or issue place: Trier
Obverse description: Female bust facing right

Reverse description: [FL MAX] THEO[DORA]E AVG
Reverse inscription: P[I]ETAS ROMA[NA]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Reverse mint mark: +//[TRP]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
To be known as: Misterton CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
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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