SF-576B0D: Coin

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-576B0D

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Galerius, c. AD 300-3 (Reece period 15). Reverse: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius standing left, modius on head, chlamys over left shoulder, holding patera and cornucopiae. Mint of London. RIC VI, p. 124, no. 14b.

There are two circular pierced holes towards the outer edge.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 300
Date to: Circa AD 303

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 6.64 g
Diameter: 27.36 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 2nd January 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Gemma Stewart
Identified by: Miss Gemma Stewart
Secondary identifier: Dr Vincent Drost

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
Obverse description: Laureate and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: C VAL MAXIMIANVS NOB C

Reverse description: Genius standing left, modius on head, chlamys over left shoulder, holding patera and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: GENIO POPV-[LI RO]MANI

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI CMH
Reverse mint mark: - -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Yaxley

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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