LEIC-7DC014: Roman copper alloy nummus of Diocletian

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-7DC014

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman copper alloy nummus of Diocletian, 305-307 AD, Trier. RIC 673a.

DN DIOCLETIANO BAEATISSIMO SEN AVG, laureate bust right wearing trabea, holding olive-branch and mappa / PROVIDENTIA DEORVM QVIES AVG, Providentia standing right extending hand to Quies standing left, holding branch & leaning on sceptre.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 305
Date to: Exactly AD 307

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 9.03 g
Diameter: 27 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

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 bust right wearing trabea, holding olive-branch and mappa
Obverse inscription: D N DIOCLETIANO BAEATISSIMO SEN AVG

Reverse description: Providentia standing right extending hand to Quies standing left, holding branch & leaning on sceptre
Reverse inscription: PROVIDENTIA DEORVM QVIES AVG

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: PROVIDENTIA DEORVM QVIES AVG
Reverse mint mark: S F//PTR
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Harborough (District)
Parish or ward: Great Glen (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP6499
Four figure Latitude: 52.585049
Four figure longitude: -1.056828
1:25K map: SP6499
1:10K map: SP69NW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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