WMID-BC2367: Roman Coin: Nummus of 4th century Emperor

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-BC2367

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy nummus of an uncertain tetrarchic ruler, dating to c. AD 294-307 (Reece Period 15). Reverse: probably GENIO POPVLI ROMANI. Possibly mint of Lyon.

Thickness: 2.1 mm

Diameter: 23.2 mm

Weight: 4.6 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 294
Date to: Circa AD 307

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.1 mm
Weight: 4.6 g
Diameter: 23.2 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Secondary identifier: Dr Vincent Drost

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Secondary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Tetrarchic Ruler (uncertain issuer)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Obverse description: Lauraete head right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Unclear
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI
Reverse mint mark: Illegible
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Worcestershire (County)
District: Wychavon (District)
Parish or ward: Dodderhill (District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO9065
Four figure Latitude: 52.28304874
Four figure longitude: -2.14800845
1:25K map: SO9065
1:10K map: SO96NW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst searching with a metal detector

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WMID
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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