Unique ID: SUR-499DA5

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A nummus of Diocletian.

Rev: Genius standing left with whip and globe, [-] E in field


Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 284
Date to: Circa AD 305

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 7 g
Diameter: 24.39 mm
Quantity: 1

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 10-1099

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Complete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Diocletian [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Obverse description: A draped and cuirassed bust facing right
Obverse inscription: IMP DIOCLETIANVS AVG
Reverse description: Genius standing left - [.]E in field
Reverse inscription: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI
Status: Regular

A resized image of Roman coin: Nummus of Diocletian

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Spatial metadata

Region: South West
County: Wiltshire
District: Wiltshire
Parish: Urchfont

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU0557
Four figure Latitude: 51.312092 Four figure longitude: -1.929649
1:25K map: SU0557
1:10K map: SU05NE
WOEID: 28018
Grid reference source: Recorded at a rally
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]

Adjacent Domesday Book places

Domesday data within 2 km of discovery point is surfaced via the excellent Open Domesday website.

References cited

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Created: Wednesday 5th January 2011
Updated: Friday 7th January 2011

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