HAMP-E2FEF7: Roman coin: Nummus of Maximinus II (as Caesar)

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Unique ID: HAMP-E2FEF7

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A slightly corroded early 4th-century Roman copper-alloy nummus of Maximinus II as Caesar, dating to c. AD 305-306 (Reece Period 15). Reverse: VIRTVS AVGG ET CAESS NN. Mint of Ticinum. RIC VI, p. 289, no. 58b.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 305
Date to: Circa AD 306

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 28.4 mm
Width: 26.7 mm
Thickness: 2.5 mm
Weight: 8.05 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 26th November 2006

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley
Secondary identifier: Dr Vincent Drost

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E2104; ID/316

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: Ticinum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: MAXIMINVS NOB CAESAR

Reverse description: Mars helmeted advancing right, holding transverse spear in right hand and trophy over left shoulder
Reverse inscription: VIRTVS AVGG ET CAESS NN

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: VIRTVS AVGG ET CAESS NN
Reverse mint mark: . -//ST
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VI 58b

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
Parish or ward: Itchen Valley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU5434
Four figure Latitude: 51.102766
Four figure longitude: -1.230126
1:25K map: SU5434
1:10K map: SU53SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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