WILT-82DA37: Roman (AD 310-13) Coin: Silver unit of Maximinus II (Daia)

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Unique ID: WILT-82DA37

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A Roman base silver unit of Maximinus II (AD 305-13), dating to c. AD 309-13 (Reece Period 15). Mint of Trier. RIC VI, p. 224, no. 826.

Diameter: 18 mm.

Weight: 2.51g (38.8gn).

Obverse: Radiate draped and cuirassed. Bust left with right hand raised and left hand holding globe + IMP MAXI MINVS AVG.
Reverse: Sol in facing quadriga + SOLI INVIC TO COMITI -/-//PTR

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: For inclusion in British Numismatic Journal ‘Coin Register’

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 309
Date to: Circa AD 313

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.51 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Jordan Blake
Identified by: Mr David Algar
Secondary identifier: Dr Vincent Drost

Materials and construction

Primary material: Base Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Argenteus
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: Radiate draped and cuirassed bust left, right hand raised, left holding globe.
Obverse inscription: IMP MAXI-MINVS AVG.

Reverse description: Sol in facing quadriga, raising right hand and holding globe and whip in left.
Reverse inscription: SOLI INVIC-TO COMITI

Fourth Century reverse type: SOLI INVICTO
Reverse mint mark: - -//PTR
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : 826

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST9152
Four figure Latitude: 51.267081
Four figure longitude: -2.130383
1:25K map: ST9152
1:10K map: ST95SW
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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