ESS-670DD3: ESS-670DD3 Roman coin: Nummus of Maximinus II

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Unique ID: ESS-670DD3

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman copper alloy nummus of Maximinus II, AD 307, Reece period 15. Mint of London. RIC VI, p. 129, no. 89a.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Our heritage exported to Canada
Subsequent action after recording: Finder applying for an export licence


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 307
Date to: Circa AD 307

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 6.35 g
Diameter: 27.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st September 2007

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAE/0213/08

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: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: GAL VAL MAXIMINVS NOB C

Reverse description: Genius standing left, holding patera and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: GENIO-POP ROM

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI
Reverse mint mark: - -//PLN
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VI page 129 no 89a

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Colchester (District)
To be known as: North Of Colchester

Spatial coordinates

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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: Our heritage exported to Canada
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Recording Institution: ESS
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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