NMGW-9746B6: Coin - Diocletian Nummus

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Unique ID: NMGW-9746B6

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman copper alloy coin contemporary copy of a nummus of Diocletian, c. 296-297. Prototype: Genio Populi Romani, Trier B (Gamma)//TR, cf. RIC VI, p. 182, no. 183a. 10.55g, struck counterfeit.


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 296
Date to: Circa AD 297

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 10.55 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 10th December 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Sian Williams
Identified by: Mr Edward Besly
Secondary identifier: Dr Vincent Drost

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NMWPA 2007.201.6

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Diocletian
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: IMP DIOCLETIANVS P AVG
Obverse inscription: Laureate and cuirassed bust right

Reverse description: Genius standing left, holding patera and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: GEIIIO POPV-LI ROMANI

Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI
Reverse mint mark: B (Gamma)//TR
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Wales (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Newport (Unitary Authority)
District: Newport (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Llanvaches (Community)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST4492
Four figure Latitude: 51.62401802
Four figure longitude: -2.81034482
1:25K map: ST4492
1:10K map: ST49SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

References cited

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Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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