BERK-E53380: Oxfordshire: Gold aureus of Maximinus II

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Unique ID: BERK-E53380

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A gold aureus of Maximinus II (AD 305-13) as Caesar (AD 305-308) in very fine condition. Minted in Aquileia, Italy. (Reference: RIC VI Aquileia 50b)


This coin was offered for recording on the PAS database after appearing in The Searcher detecting magazine.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Retained by finder
Subsequent action after recording: In a private collection, recorded for academic use


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 10th February 2009

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Dr Roger Bland

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2009 209

Materials and construction

Primary material: Gold
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Aureus (Republic/Empire)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Maximinus Daia
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Aquileia
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head, left
Obverse inscription: MAXIMINV-S NOB CAES

Reverse description: Jupiter standing left, holding thunderbolt and long vertical sceptre
Reverse inscription: IOVI CONSERVAT-ORI CAESS NN

Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Reverse mint mark: //AQ
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VI Aquileia 50b

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
To be known as: Aylesbury area

Spatial coordinates

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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: Retained by finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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