SOM-D50994: Roman Coin: Nummus of the House of Constantine

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-D50994

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy nummus of Maximian I, dating to AD 294-305 (Reece Period 15). Reverse: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI. Mint uncertain.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.8 g
Diameter: 22 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 7th May 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Naomi Payne
Identified by: Dr Naomi Payne
Secondary identifier: Dr Vincent Drost

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Entry 021611

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: Maximian I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Genius standing left with patera and cornucopia
Reverse inscription: [GENIO POP ROMANI]

Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: Illegible
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: South Somerset (District)
To be known as: Seavington St Michael

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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: SOM
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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