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NCL-EB09C1: NCL-EB09C1: Roman coin: follis of Maximian

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COIN

Unique ID: NCL-EB09C1

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy follis of Maximian, GENIO POP ROM reverse, mint uncertain, dating to c. 307.

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 307
Date to: Circa AD 307

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.18 mm
Weight: 6.6 g
Diameter: 28.07 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 2013 - Thursday 31st January 2013

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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: Maximian I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Obverse description: laureate bust right, cuirassed
Obverse inscription: D N MAXIMIANO P F S AVG

Reverse description: Genio standing left, holding patera and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: GENI[O-POP ROM]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO POP ROM
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Revesby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF3264
Four figure Latitude: 53.156777
Four figure longitude: -0.027337
1:25K map: TF3264
1:10K map: TF36SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NCL
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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