DEV-55D933: DEV-55D933 Roman coin Ipp

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Unique ID: DEV-55D933

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman copper-alloy nummus of the emperor Severus II (AD 305 to 306) (Reece Period 15), GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius standing left. Mint of Trier. RIC VI, p. 207, no. 661a. Obverse: FL VAL SEVERVS NOB CAES, laureate, draped and cuirassed.


Finders reference: Site two no 1A. This is a scarce coin.

Find of note status

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


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 305
Date to: Exactly AD 306

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.33 mm
Weight: 5.84 g
Diameter: 26 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 21st February 2008

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Danielle Wootton
Identified by: 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: Severus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate, draped and cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: FL VAL SEVERUS NOB CAES

Reverse description: Genuius, standing naked with loins draped, facing left holding patera in right hand and cornucopia in left hand.
Reverse inscription: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI
Reverse mint mark: S F//PTR

Coin references

  • RIC : VI p207, no 661a

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: Teignbridge (District)
To be known as: DEVON

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Whilst metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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