SF-32EAA2: nummus of Galerius

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Unique ID: SF-32EAA2

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper alloy post-reform radiate of Galerius as Caesar (293-305), Carthage, c. 303. RIC VI, p. 427, no. 36

These coins were only struck at Rome and Carthage and are rare north of the Alps.

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


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.84 g
Diameter: 20.73 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 12th March 2010

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Jane Carr
Identified by: Mr Andrew Brown
Secondary identifier: Mrs Jane Carr

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Radiate (antoninianus)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Galerius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Carthage
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: GAL VAL MAXIMIANVS NOB C

Reverse description: In wreath, VOT/X/[F]K

Fourth Century reverse type: VOT/X/FK in wreath
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VI p 427, c.f. no.36

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Foxhall

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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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Recording Institution: SF
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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