WILT-E8E243: Roman coin: nummus of Galerius

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Unique ID: WILT-E8E243

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Galerius as Caesar dating to c. AD 298 (Reece period 15). GENIO POPV L I ROMANI reverse type depicting Genius standing left wearing chlamys holding patera and cornucopiae. Mint of Lyon. RIC VI, p. 246, no. 53b.

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 298

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 10.3 g
Diameter: 24.67 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Julie Shoemark
Identified by: Miss Julie Shoemark
Secondary identifier: Dr Vincent Drost

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 4080

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
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: MAXIMIANVS NOB CAES

Reverse description: Genius standing left, wearing chlamys, holding cornucopiae and patera
Reverse inscription: GENIO POP-VLI ROMANI

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI
Reverse mint mark: A -//PL
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: New Forest (District)
Parish or ward: Breamore (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU1420
Four figure Latitude: 50.97924137
Four figure longitude: -1.80195157
1:25K map: SU1420
1:10K map: SU12SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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