BH-85054B: Roman coin: nummus of the House of Theodosius

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Unique ID: BH-85054B

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A Roman copper-alloy nummus of the House of Theodosius (AD 378-402), dating AD 388-402 (Reece Period 21). [SALVS REI PVBLICAE] reverse type, depicting Victory advancing left holding trophy and dragging captive. Unknown 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: Circa AD 402

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.71 g
Diameter: 12.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 5th April 2019 - Friday 5th April 2019

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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: House of Theodosius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 21 [388-402]
Obverse description: Pearl-diademed bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: Victory advancing left holding trophy and dragging 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: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Sandy (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL1848
Four figure Latitude: 52.11773551
Four figure longitude: -0.27802717
1:25K map: TL1848
1:10K map: TL14NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: BH
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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