WILT-40DD03: Roman coin: Nummus of Galerius

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Unique ID: WILT-40DD03

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Maximinus dating to the period AD 305-307 (Reece Period 15), GENIO POPVLI ROMANI reverse type depicting a genius standing facing left with corn measure on his head holding a cornucopiae and patera. Mint of London. RIC VI, p.128, no. 59b.

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Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 4.74 g
Diameter: 29.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 3rd May 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alastair Willis
Identified by: Mr Alastair Willis
Secondary identifier: Dr Vincent Drost

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 4124

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: Maximinus Daia
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Obverse description: Draped, laureate bust facing right.

Reverse description: Genius standing facing left with corn measure on his head holding a cornucopiae and patera.
Reverse inscription: GENIO POPV-LI ROMANI

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI
Reverse mint mark: - -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Salisbury

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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