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Unique ID: SOMDOR-E2D2E6

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman silver-washed copper-alloy nummus of Maximian I (AD 286-310) dating to the period AD 304-5 (Reece period 15). SACR MONET AVGG CAESS ET NOSTR reverse type depicting Moneta standing left with scales and cornucopiae. Mint of Ticinium.



Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 304
Date to: Exactly AD 305

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 7.92 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st April 2000

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS011576

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

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]
Mint or issue place: Ticinum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP C MAXIMIANVS PF AVG

Reverse description: Moneta standing left with scales and cornucopiae

Fourth Century reverse type: SACR MONET AVGG ET CAESS NOSTR
Reverse mint mark: /*//ST

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: North Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Tarrant Hinton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST9311
Four figure Latitude: 50.89843398
Four figure longitude: -2.10090885
1:25K map: ST9311
1:10K map: ST91SW
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Mattingly, H. and Sydenham, E.A. 1936 Roman Imperial Coinage: Augustus to Vitellius London Spink and Son Ltd No 47b

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOMDOR
Created: 15 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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