HAMP-FAC4C1: Roman coin : Nummus of Maximian

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Unique ID: HAMP-FAC4C1

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A Roman nummus of Galerius (AD 293-311), GENIO POPVLI ROMANI reverse depicting Genius standing left, holding patera and cornucopiae. Minted at Trier, c. AD 303- May 305 (Reece period 15). RIC VI, p. 200, no. 602b. The coin is very worn and appears to have been cleaned or polished.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 303
Date to: Circa AD 305

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 8.42 g
Diameter: 28.49 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Mr David Algar
Secondary identifier: Dr Vincent Drost

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Winchester Museums Entry Form 3443

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: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: MAXIMIANVS NOB C

Reverse description: Genius standing left, holding patera and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: GENIO POPV-LI ROMANI

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI
Reverse mint mark: S F/PTR
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: Winchester (District)
Parish or ward: Owslebury (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU5221
Four figure Latitude: 50.98606258
Four figure longitude: -1.26055139
1:25K map: SU5221
1:10K map: SU52SW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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