BERK-1C3278: Roman coin: Nummus of Maximinus

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Unique ID: BERK-1C3278

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A well preserved copper alloy Roman nummus of Maximinus II as Caesar, dating to c. AD 307. Reece period 15. Minted in London. GENIO POP ROM reverse type. RIC VI, p. 129, no. 89a.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.24 mm
Weight: 8.6 g
Diameter: 26.32 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st September 2014 - Wednesday 12th November 2014

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2014.514

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
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: GAL VAL MAXIMINVS NOB C

Reverse description: Genius standing left with patera and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: GENIO-POP ROM

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
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: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Vale of White Horse (District)
Parish or ward: Kingston Bagpuize with Southmoor (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4096
Four figure Latitude: 51.66136563
Four figure longitude: -1.42310504
1:25K map: SU4096
1:10K map: SU49NW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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