HAMP-253855: Roman coin : Nummus of Maximianus

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Unique ID: HAMP-253855

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A Roman nummus of Galerius (AD 286-310). Reverse: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius standing left , modius on head, naked except for chlamys on left shoulder, holding patera and cornucopiae (AD 298-9, Reece period 15). Mint of Ticinum. This coin is worn. Reference: RIC VI, p. 284, no. 35b.

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
Weight: 6.42 g
Diameter: 25 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 4th April 2013 - Tuesday 4th June 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Catherine Old
Identified by: Mr David Algar
Secondary identifier: Dr Vincent Drost

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Winchester Museums Entry Form 3636

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Galerius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Ticinum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: MAXIMIANVS NOB CAES

Reverse description: Genius standing left, modius on head, naked except for chlamys on left shoulder, holding patera and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: GENIO POPV-LI ROMANI

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI
Reverse mint mark: * -//PTĀ·
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: East Hampshire (District)
To be known as: Horndean

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Audit data

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

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