HAMP-7D75E2: Roman coin: Nummus of Galerius

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Unique ID: HAMP-7D75E2

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A slightly worn early 4th-century silver-washed copper-alloy Roman nummus of Galerius (293-311 AD) as Caesar, 'GENIO POPVLI ROMANI', London mint (303-305 AD; Reece issue period 15; RIC VI, p. 125, no. 21)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 27.8 mm
Width: 26 mm
Thickness: 2.7 mm
Weight: 10.75 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Eleana Vandyk
Identified by: Mrs Eleana Vandyk
Secondary identifier: Dr Philippa Walton

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E3239; UKDFD Ref. No. - 34490

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete
Surface Treatment: White metal coated

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: Certain
Obverse description: Bearded bust laureate and cuirassed facing right
Obverse inscription: MAXIMIANVS NOB CAES

Reverse description: Genius standing left, chlamys over left shoulder right hand holding patera, left holding cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: GENIO POPV-LI ROMANI

Die axis measurement: 7 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

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU2748
Four figure Latitude: 51.230554
Four figure longitude: -1.614691
1:25K map: SU2748
1:10K map: SU24NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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