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COIN

Unique ID: SF-37CFC7

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Galerius, c.307 AD. Reverse: GENIO POP ROM, Genius standing left, head towered, holding patera and cornucopiae. Mint: London. As RIC 6 no. 86.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 8.41 g
Diameter: 27.17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st July 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

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: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP MAXIMIANVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Genius standing left, head towered, holding patera and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: GENIO POP ROM

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO POP ROM
Reverse mint mark: -//PLN
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Forest Heath (District)
To be known as: Newmarket

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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