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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-897E86

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A copper alloy Roman nummus of Galerius dating c. AD 293 - 311. Uncertain reverse type and mint.

24mm in diameter, pierced, exceedingly worn, corroded and one third broken away. This coin appears to have been worn as a pendant for some considerable time, perhaps in the Anglo-Saxon period.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 293
Date to: Circa AD 311

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 24 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st March 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Roy Nicholls
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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

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]
Obverse description: Did bust facing right
Obverse inscription: MAXI[MI]AN[VS

Reverse description: Uncertain
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse mint mark: Uncertain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: New Forest (District)
Parish or ward: Damerham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU0914
Four figure Latitude: 50.925387
Four figure longitude: -1.87332
1:25K map: SU0914
1:10K map: SU01SE
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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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