SOM-200AB8: Roman coin: nummus Diocletion

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-200AB8

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman alloy copper nummus of Diocletian dating to the period AD 296 to 297 ( Reece period 15). GENIO POPVLI ROMANI reverse type depicting Genius standing facing left, modius on head, naked except for chlamys over left shoulder, right hand holding patera and left hand holding cornucopia. Mint of Trier. RIC VI, p.182, no. Trier 181a

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 296
Date to: Circa AD 297

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.7 mm
Weight: 11.28 g
Diameter: 27.7 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

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: Diocletian
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laurette head facing right
Obverse inscription: IMP DIOCLETIANVS P AVG

Reverse description: Genius standing facing left, modius on head, naked except for chlamys over left shoulder, right hand holding patera and left hand holding cornucopia.
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: A Γ//TR
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Luton (Unitary Authority)
District: Luton (Unitary Authority)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL0720
Four figure Latitude: 51.868325
Four figure longitude: -0.447343
1:25K map: TL0720
1:10K map: TL02SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Gardening
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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