LEIC-D2E1F1: Roman copper alloy nummus

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-D2E1F1

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman copper alloy Nummus of Galerius, dating to c. AD 301-303 (Reece Period 15). Reverse: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI. Mint of Lyon. RIC VI, p. 252, no. 164b.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 301
Date to: Circa AD 303

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 6.3 g
Diameter: 27 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Wendy Scott
Identified by: Ms Wendy Scott
Secondary identifier: Dr Vincent Drost

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: Galerius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: MAXIMIANVS NOB C

Reverse description: Genius standing left with cornucopia and patera
Reverse inscription: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI

Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI
Reverse mint mark: Altar B//[PLG]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK7516
Four figure Latitude: 52.736441
Four figure longitude: -0.890643
1:25K map: SK7516
1:10K map: SK71NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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