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COIN

Unique ID: DEV-722644

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman copper alloy coin. The coin is a nummus of the emperor Diocletian and dates to 295 AD. See below for details.

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 295
Date to: AD 295

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 12.7 g
Diameter: 29 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 18th October 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Danielle Wootton
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy

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: Emperor, laureate and cuirassed, right.
Obverse inscription: ...DIOCLE...

Reverse description: Genius standing left
Reverse inscription: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Reverse mint mark: ?B//TR

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: West Somerset (District)
Parish or ward: Minehead (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SS9646
Four figure Latitude: 51.203713
Four figure longitude: -3.490025
1:25K map: SS9646
1:10K map: SS94NE
Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: whilst metal detecting

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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