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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-34E875

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A worn and corroded late 3rd-century or early 4th-century copper-alloy Roman nummus possibly of Galerius (293 - 311 AD) as Caesar, 'GENIO POPVLI ROMANI', London mint (294-307 AD; Reece issue period 15). This coin has been pierced.

Notes:

As this coin has been examined in person by the PAS Finds Adviser no image has been made of it.

Evidence of reuse: Pierced

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 293
Date to: Circa AD 311
Period of reuse: EARLY MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 21.65 mm
Width: 19 mm
Thickness: 1.4 mm
Weight: 1.31 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 17th October 2010

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Richard Henry
Identified by: Mr Richard Henry

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E3094

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Galerius
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Obverse description: Laureate bust facing right
Obverse inscription: [...]MAXIM[...]

Reverse description: Genius standing left, chlamys over left shoulder right hand holding patera, left holding cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI
Reverse mint mark: PLN
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: East Hampshire (District)
Parish or ward: Ropley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU6434
Four figure Latitude: 51.101739
Four figure longitude: -1.08732
1:25K map: SU6434
1:10K map: SU63SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Weekend Wanderers USA tour October 2010
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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