NLM-B37132: Roman Coin: Nummus of Mximian I from Scartho

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-B37132

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy Tetrarchic Nummus of Maximian I (286-305), Genio Populi Romani issue of 305-7, Reece period 15, Trier mint, RIC VI, p. 207, no. 657b.

Obverse description: Bust laureate cuirassed right

Obverse inscription: IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG

Reverse description: Genius standing left with towered head holding cornucopiae right and patera left

Reverse inscription: GENIO POPV LI ROMANI

Mint-mark: S F//PTR

Diameter: 25.7mm, Weight: 6.82gms, die axis: 6

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 305
Date to: Circa AD 307

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 6.82 g
Diameter: 25.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 11th February 2013

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman
Secondary identifier: Dr Vincent Drost

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM21798

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: Galerius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust laureate and cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG

Reverse description: Genius standing left with towered head 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: S F//PTR
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North East Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North East Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Scartho (Unitary Authority Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TA2505
Four figure Latitude: 53.52680135
Four figure longitude: -0.11579172
1:25K map: TA2505
1:10K map: TA20NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Thoroughfare

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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