BERK-F17471: Roman coin: Nummus of Diocletian

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Unique ID: BERK-F17471

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper alloy Roman nummus of Diocletian (AD 284-305), dating to the period AD 298-299 (Reece period 15). GENIO POPV-LI ROMANI reverse. Mint of Trier. RIC VI, p. 187, no. 278a.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 298
Date to: Circa AD 299

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.59 mm
Weight: 8.8 g
Diameter: 27.28 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 2008 - Wednesday 7th November 2012

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: 2012.292

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: Laureate and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP DIOCLETIANVS P F AVG

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

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI
Reverse mint mark: B *//TR
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Cherwell (District)
Parish or ward: Hardwick with Tusmore (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP5531
Four figure Latitude: 51.974755
Four figure longitude: -1.200718
1:25K map: SP5531
1:10K map: SP53SE
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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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