LIN-BD71E3: Late Roman copper alloy nummus

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Unique ID: LIN-BD71E3

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper alloy nummus of Galerius, dating to c. AD 300-303 (Reece Period 15). GENIO POPVLI ROMANI reverse. Mint of London. RIC VI, p. 124, no. 15.

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 6.9 g
Diameter: 25 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney
Secondary identifier: Dr Vincent Drost

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
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: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: MAXIMIANVS NOB CAES

Reverse description: Genius standing left, modius on head, holding patera and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: GENIO POPV-LI ROMANI

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI
Reverse mint mark: - -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: North Hertfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Hinxworth (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL2239
Four figure Latitude: 52.0359921
Four figure longitude: -0.22285217
1:25K map: TL2239
1:10K map: TL23NW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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: LIN
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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