SOMDOR-7E3DD2: Roman Coin: Nummus of Galerius

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COIN

Unique ID: SOMDOR-7E3DD2

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Nummus of Galerius dating from 294-305 and probably minted in London.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Post AD 294
Date to: Ante AD 305

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 4.29 g
Diameter: 26.02 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 21st February 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Naomi Payne
Identified by: Dr Naomi Payne

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: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Curaissed and laureate bust, right
Obverse inscription: [MA]XIMIANVS NO[B C]A[ES]

Reverse description: Genius, left, with corn measure on head, holding a patera and a cornucopia
Reverse inscription: [G]E[N]IO POPVLI ROMANI

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: Sedgemoor (District)
To be known as: Chedzoy

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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