DEV-56A236: DEV-56A236 Roman coin

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COIN

Unique ID: DEV-56A236

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman copper-alloy nummus of Diocletian (AD 284-305), dating to AD 298-99 (Reece Period 15), GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius standing left. Mint of Trier. RIC VI, p. 187, no. 291a.

Notes:

Finders reference number: site two, no. 2A

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 298
Date to: Circa AD 299

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.5 mm
Weight: 6.88 g
Diameter: 25 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: Danielle Wootton
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: Diocletian
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: IMP DIO[CLETIAN]VS P AVG

Reverse description: Genius standing left, holding patera in left hand and cornucopia in right hand.
Reverse inscription: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI
Reverse mint mark: B *//[TR]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p 187, no. 291a

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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Updated: 4 years ago

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