LEIC-5E3460: C105
Copper alloy nummus, Galerius as caesar 296-305

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Unique ID: LEIC-5E3460

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy nummus, Galerius as caesar, c. AD 300-3. Mint of London. RIC VI, p. 124, no. 15.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: With finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 300
Date to: Circa AD 303

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3 mm
Weight: 8.1 g
Diameter: 28 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 13th October 1995

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Wendy Scott
Identified by: Ms Wendy Scott
Secondary identifier: Dr Vincent Drost

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 105

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
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: [MAXIMIAN]VS NOB CAES

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

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: - -//-

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
Parish or ward: Gaddesby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK7111
Four figure Latitude: 52.69204
Four figure longitude: -0.950953
1:25K map: SK7111
1:10K map: SK71SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: With finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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