LEIC-3D7D28: 3D7D28 roman nummus

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-3D7D28

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Late Roman copper alloy nummus of Maximinus II, dating to c. AD 307 (Reece Period 15). Reverse: GENIO POP ROM. Mint of Trier. RIC VI, p. 211, no. 702.

Evidence of reuse: pierced

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 307
Date to: Circa AD 307

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 5.28 g
Diameter: 26 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 31st May 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Wendy Scott
Identified by: Ms Wendy Scott
Secondary identifier: Dr Vincent Drost

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: Maximinus Daia
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: GAL VAL MAXIMINVS NOB C

Reverse description: Genius standing left, holding patera and cornucopia.
Reverse inscription: GENIO-POP ROM

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO POP ROM
Reverse mint mark: S C//PTR
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Harborough (District)
Parish or ward: Billesdon (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK7102
Four figure Latitude: 52.611146
Four figure longitude: -0.952887
1:25K map: SK7102
1:10K map: SK70SW
Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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