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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-133695

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A Roman copper-alloy nummus of Galerius (AD 293-311) as Caesar, dating to the period c.AD 304-305 (Reece period 15). GENIO POPVLI ROMANI rverse type depicting Genius standing facing left with patera and cornucopiae. Mint of Lyon. RIC VI, p. 253, no. 178b.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 304
Date to: Circa AD 305

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.6 mm
Weight: 8.6 g
Diameter: 27.8 mm

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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: Galerius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: MAXIMIANVS NOB C

Reverse description: Genius with modus on his head standing left holding a patera in right hand and cornucopia in left
Reverse inscription: GENIO POP-VLI ROMANI

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: Altar *//PLG
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VI p. 253, no. 178b

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Canterbury (District)
Parish or ward: Ickham and Well (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR2259
Four figure Latitude: 51.28684768
Four figure longitude: 1.18230982
1:25K map: TR2259
1:10K map: TR25NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Updated: 3 months ago

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