WILT-6EA710: Roman coin: Nummus of Maximinus

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Unique ID: WILT-6EA710

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A worn copper alloy 4th-century Roman nummus of Maximinus, 'GENIO POP ROM' reverse, Trier mint (310-313 AD; Reece period 15). RIC VI, p. 226, no. 850a.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 310
Date to: Exactly AD 313

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 4.02 g
Diameter: 22 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st August 2010 - Monday 24th January 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Richard Henry
Identified by: Mr Richard Henry
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: Maximinus Daia
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate, draped and ciurassed bust facing right, seen from rear
Obverse inscription: IMP MAXIMINVS AVG

Reverse description: Genius standing left holding patera and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: GENIO-POP ROM

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO POP ROM
Reverse mint mark: T F//PTR
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VI p. 226, 850a

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Tisbury CP

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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