NMGW-0D3C55: Roman coin: nummus of Diocletian

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Unique ID: NMGW-0D3C55

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A Roman coin of Diocletian, AD 284-305. A nummus struck in Trier c. 302-305 AD. It is inscribed GENIO POPVLI ROMANI S F//[ ]TR on the reverse. The coin weighs 7.207g, is chipped and corroded.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 302
Date to: Circa AD 305

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 7.207 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 28th November 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ruth Battye
Identified by: Mr Edward Besly
Secondary identifier: Dr Vincent Drost

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NMGWPA 2005.195.1

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Diocletian
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: [IMP DI]OCLETIANVS AVG

Reverse description: Genius standing left, holding patera and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: [GENIO POPVLI ROMANI]

Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI
Reverse mint mark: S F//[ ]TR
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Wales (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Newport (Unitary Authority)
District: Newport (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Langstone (Community)

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Sutherland, C.H.V. Roman Imperial Coinage, Volume VI Trier 524a or 582a

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Recording Institution: NMGW
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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