CORN-5C6967: nummus of Diocletian (obverse)

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Unique ID: CORN-5C6967

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy nummus of Diocletian or Maximian, c. AD 305-7. Reverse: PROVIDENTIA DEORVM QVIES AVGG. Uncertain mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 305
Date to: Circa AD 307

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.5 mm
Weight: 8.67 g
Diameter: 28.5 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Identified by: Ms Anna Tyacke
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: Tetrarchic Ruler (uncertain issuer)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Obverse description: illegible
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: Providentia and Quies standing

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: PROVIDENTIA DEORVM QVIES AVGG
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Ashford (District)
Parish or ward: Chilham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR0552
Four figure Latitude: 51.230356
Four figure longitude: 0.934863
1:25K map: TR0552
1:10K map: TR05SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found in April or May 1995 at a rally
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: CORN
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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