PUBLIC-63DB9D: A copper alloy Roman Nummus of Maximian dating AD286-305, (Reece period 15), probably London mint.

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-63DB9D

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman Nummus of Maximian (AD 286-310), dating to the period c.AD 296-297 (Reece period 15). GENIO POPVLI ROMANI reverse type depicting Genius standing left holding patera and cornucopiae. Mint of London. As RIC VI, p. 124, no. 6b; Cloke and Toone, 2015: pp. 96-97.

Dimensions: diameter: 26.69mm; weight: 9.44g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 296
Date to: Circa AD 297

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 9.44 g
Diameter: 26.69 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 8th April 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Mike Walker
Identified by: Mr Mike Walker
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

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: Maximian I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP C MAXIMIANVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Genius standing left holding patera and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: GENIO POPV-LI ROMANI

Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VI p. 124, no. 6b
  • Cloke and Toone, The London Mint : pp. 96-97

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: Southwark (London Borough)
Parish or ward: Riverside (London Borough Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3479
Four figure Latitude: 51.49407113
Four figure longitude: -0.07113608
1:25K map: TQ3479
1:10K map: TQ37NW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

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Recording Institution: PUBLIC
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Updated: 6 months ago

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