DUR-E96823: 18. Copper alloy nummus, contemporary copy of a nummus of Maximianus minted in London c.296-305.

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Unique ID: DUR-E96823

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy contemporary copy of a nummus of Licinius, c.313-316. Rev; GENIO POP ROM; Genius stg. l. hdg. patera and cornucopia Finders ref- 18

Find of note status

This has been noted as an interesting find by the recorder.


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 313
Date to: Circa AD 316

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 6.5 g
Diameter: 26.84 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st October 2009

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Identified by: Miss Frances McIntosh
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: Licinius I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: (MAXIMIANVS NOB AVG)

Reverse description: Genius standing left holding patera and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cumbria (County)
District: Eden (District)
Parish or ward: Brough (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NY7913
Four figure Latitude: 54.511866
Four figure longitude: -2.325863
1:25K map: NY7913
1:10K map: NY71SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DUR
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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