BERK-AADDE1: Roman coin: Nummus of Galerius

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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-AADDE1

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper alloy Roman nummus of Galerius (AD 293-311). Mint of London. c. AD 300-3. RIC VI, p. 124, no. 15.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 300
Date to: Circa AD 303

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.71 mm
Weight: 8.1 g
Diameter: 27.19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st January 2001 - Thursday 12th August 2010

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard
Secondary identifier: Dr Vincent Drost

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2010.642

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: Galerius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Laureate and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: MAXIMIANVS NOB CAES

Reverse description: Genio standing left holding patera and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: GENIO POPV-LI ROMANI

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU3971
Four figure Latitude: 51.436662
Four figure longitude: -1.440325
1:25K map: SU3971
1:10K map: SU37SE
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

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

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