Ancient Roman coins were found since the 1980's in Akurugoda, in Ruhuna, the southern part of the Island of lanka. The coins are identified mostly 4th Brass AE4 (under 17 MM) with few 3rd Brass AE3 (17-21 MM).
Identified as a late Roman Bronze Coin of Theodosius I.
Twenty Four Late Roman Bronze coins (G.22 to G.45) found in Akurugoda with sizes 13 to 17 mm and weights from 0.9 to 2.5 grams that were found in Akurugoda are cataloged under Local Coins in 1999 by Osmund Bopearachchi and Rajah Wickramasinhe in the book Ruhuna. An Ancient Civilization Re-visited. This AE4 Very Good grade coin found in Akurugoda is Plate 8 Specimen G.30 The description of reverse is equated to that of G.29 for which it is given in this book.
The coin was scanned at 600 dpi and are displayed at 400 dpi.
They were obtained in 2000 August from Rajah Wickremasinhe author and
collector in Lanka