HAMP-A4451A: Roman coin : nummus of Diocletian

Rights Holder: Hampshire Cultural Trust
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Unique ID: HAMP-A4451A

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A Roman nummus of Diocletian (AD 284-305) as a Senior Augustus, struck after his retirement in AD 305. QVIES AVGVSTORVM reverse depicting Quies standing facing, head left, right holding branch, left leaning on sceptre. Mint of Trier, dating to AD 307.
Reference: RIC volume VI, p.210, no.699.

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
Weight: 4.36 g
Diameter: 22 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: Hampshire Cultural Trust Entry Form WINCM 164

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Diocletian
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust laureate in imperial mantle, holding olive branch and mappa, right
Obverse inscription: D N DIOCLETIANO P F S AVG

Reverse description: Quies standing facing, head left, right holding branch, left leaning on sceptre
Reverse inscription: QVIES AVGVSTORVM

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

Coin references

  • RIC : 6 699

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
To be known as: Hursley

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

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Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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