HESH-4A07C4: Roman Coin: Copper alloy nummus of Maximinian I, struck 294-305 (reform coinage) in Antioch

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Unique ID: HESH-4A07C4

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Copper alloy nummus of Galerius as Caesar (293-305), GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Antioch, AD 300-1. RIC VI, 55bvar


This particular issue is not recorded with this obverse legend for Galerius, making this coin a new variety.

Find of note status

This has been noted as an interesting find by the recorder.


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 300
Date to: AD 301

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 26.8 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Peter Reavill
Identified by: Mr Peter Reavill
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

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: Galerius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Antioch (Antakya, Turkey)
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate crowned head facing right
Obverse inscription: GAL VAL MAXIMIANVS NOB CAES

Reverse description: Genius standing left with modius on head, naked apart from chlamys over shoulder, holding patera in right hand and corucopiae in left
Reverse inscription: GENIO POPV-LI ROMANI

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: _|┌ K|V ____ ANT
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Weston under Penyard (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO6423
Four figure Latitude: 51.904368
Four figure longitude: -2.524674
1:25K map: SO6423
1:10K map: SO62SW
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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Audit data

Recording Institution: HESH
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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