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COIN

Unique ID: DUR-D5BE31

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy nummus of Maximian (286-310), minted in London in AD 305-7.

Obv. D N MAXIMIANO BAEATISSIMO SEN AVG; Laureate bust right, wearing imperial mantle holding mappa and olive branch

Rev. PROVIDENTIA DEORVM QVIES AVGG; Providentia standing right holding hand to Quies standing left, holding sceptre.

RIC VI, p.128, no.76b

Finders reference; 4

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: National importance

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 9.8 g
Diameter: 28.71 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st July 2010

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 4

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: Maximian I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate bust right, wearing imperial mantle holding mappa and olive branch
Obverse inscription: D N MAXIMIANO BAEATISSIMO SEN AVG

Reverse description: Providentia standing right holding hand to Quies standing left, holding sceptre.
Reverse inscription: PROVIDENTIA DEORVM QVIES AVGG

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: PROVIDENTIA DEORVM QVIES AVGG
Reverse mint mark: - -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County Durham (Unitary Authority)
District: County Durham (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Hawthorne Area

Spatial coordinates


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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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