HAMP-4CC4E6: Roman coin: Nummus of Maxentius

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-4CC4E6

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper-alloy nummus of Maxentius (AD 306-312), dating to AD 308-12 (Reece Period 15), CONSERV VRB SVAE. Mint of Rome

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 308
Date to: Exactly AD 312

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 24.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st February 2009

Rally details.

This object was found at Weekend Wanderers - Twyford (01/02/09)

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Kath Creed
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley
Secondary identifier: Dr Vincent Drost

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 10

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: Maxentius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: [IMP C] MAX[ENTIVS P F AVG]

Reverse description: Roma seated facing, head left, in hexastyle temple, holding globe and sceptre; shield at side; wreath in pediment
Reverse inscription: CONS[ERV VRB SVAE]

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: CONSERV VRB SVAE
Reverse mint mark: -//[RBP-Q or REP-Q]

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
Parish or ward: Twyford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4826
Four figure Latitude: 51.031367
Four figure longitude: -1.316873
1:25K map: SU4826
1:10K map: SU42NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Weekend Wanderers rally
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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