SUR-499DA5: Roman coin: Nummus of Diocletian

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COIN

Unique ID: SUR-499DA5

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper alloy contemporary copy of a nummus of Diocletian, dating to c. AD 294-305 (Reece Period 15). GENIO POPVLI ROMANI reverse.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 294
Date to: Circa AD 305

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 7 g
Diameter: 24.39 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Identified by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Secondary identifier: Dr Vincent Drost

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 10-1099

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: Diocletian
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Obverse description: Laureate and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: [...] DIOCLETIANVS P AVG

Reverse description: Genius standing left - [.]E in field
Reverse inscription: [...]-VLI [...]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI
Reverse mint mark: (S) (F)//[...]
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Urchfont (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU0557
Four figure Latitude: 51.312092
Four figure longitude: -1.929649
1:25K map: SU0557
1:10K map: SU05NE
WOEID: 28018
Grid reference source: Recorded at a rally
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: SUR
Created: Wednesday 5th January 2011
Updated: Wednesday 3rd June 2015

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