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COIN

Unique ID: SF-8F4D03

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated

A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Maximian I, c.307 AD. Reverse: GENIO-POP ROM, Genius standing left, head towered, draped, holding a pater and cornucopiae. As RIC 6 no. 721.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Period to: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 307
Date to: Circa AD 307

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 7.02 g
Diameter: 26.85 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st April 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: FRK 072

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: Maximian I [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317] [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Mint or issue place: Treveri (Trier, Germany) [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Obverse description: Laureate and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: D N MAXIMIANO P F S AVG
Reverse description: Genius standing left, head towered, draped, holding a pater and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: GENIO-POP ROM
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reverse mintmark: S A//PTR
Status: Regular

A resized image of Roman nummus of Maximian I

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern
County: Suffolk
District: Forest Heath
To be known as: Freckenham

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Created: Friday 3rd June 2011
Updated: Friday 10th June 2011

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