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Unique ID: PUBLIC-5C2B15

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A copper alloy nummus of the emperor Maximian I dating to c AD 307. Reece period 15. The obverse depicts a laureate, draped and cuirassed bust facing right and is inscribed [...]. The reverse depicts Genius standing left holding a patera and cornucopiae and is inscribed GENIO POP ROM. Mintmark //PLN. Mint of London. RIC vol VI p 129 cf 84-86.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Donated to a museum

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 4 g
Diameter: 24 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 13th April 2011

Personal details

Recorded by: Mr David Calow - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr David Calow - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: FLE 11 56

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: London (Londinium) [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Obverse description: Laureate draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]
Reverse description: Genius standing left holding patera and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: [GENIO POP ROM]
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Degree of wear: Worn: fine [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : VI p129 84/86
A resized image of A Nummus of Maximian AD 307

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East
County: Surrey
District: Guildford
To be known as: Flexford

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector during controlled archaeological investigation [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m[scope notes]

References cited

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Created: Thursday 7th July 2011
Updated: Tuesday 29th July 2014

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