WILT-A9B8D6: Roman coin: nummus of Galerius

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-A9B8D6

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper alloy Roman nummus of Galerius dating to the year AD 307 (Reece period 15). GENIO POPVLI ROMANI reverse type depicting Genius standing left with patera and cornucopiae. Mint of Trier. Cf. RIC Vol. VI, p. 210, no. 689.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 6.79 g
Diameter: 27.56 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 13th November 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Julie Shoemark
Identified by: Miss Julie Shoemark

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 4381 342a

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: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP MAXIMIANVS PF AVG

Reverse description: Genius standing left holding patera and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI
Reverse mint mark: S/A//PTR
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Salisbury

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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