WMID-F81DAB: Roman Coin: Nummus of Maximinus II (GENIO POPVLI ROMANI reverse type)

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-F81DAB

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper Alloy, Roman, Nummus of Maximinus II (AD 305 - AD 308), dating to the period May AD 305 to AD 307 (Reece Period 15). GENIO POPVLI ROMANI reverse type, depicting Genius standing left, head towered, loins draped, holding patera on right and cornucopiae on left. Mint of Trier. RIC VI, p. 208, no 667b.

Diameter: 28.1 mm
Thickness:2.8 mm
Weight: 8.7 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 305
Date to: Circa AD 307

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.8 mm
Weight: 8.7 g
Diameter: 28.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 7th December 2014 - Sunday 7th December 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Helen Glenn
Identified by: Miss Helen Glenn
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: Maximinus Daia
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: GAL VAL MAXIMINVS NOB C

Reverse description: Genius standing left, head towered, loins draped, holding patera on right and cornucopiae on left.
Reverse inscription: [GEN]IO POPV-LI ROM[A]N[I]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
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: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Worcestershire (County)
District: Bromsgrove (District)
Parish or ward: Hagley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO8980
Four figure Latitude: 52.41788122
Four figure longitude: -2.16316369
1:25K map: SO8980
1:10K map: SO88SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst out detecting

References cited

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Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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