SUR-70F739: Roman coin: Nummus of Maximinus

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Unique ID: SUR-70F739

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A nummus of Maximinus II (AD 307-13), dating to AD 312-3 (Reece Period 15), GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius standing left holding patera and cornucopiae. Mint of Rome. RIC VI, p. 387, no. 294b.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 312
Date to: Exactly AD 313

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 4.04 g
Diameter: 22.25 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Identified by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 16-455

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: Rome
Obverse description: Laureate and cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: IMP MAXIMINVS P F AVG

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

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI
Reverse mint mark: -//(RQ)
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VI p. 385, no. 294b

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
Parish or ward: Droxford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU5818
Four figure Latitude: 50.95851646
Four figure longitude: -1.17555844
1:25K map: SU5818
1:10K map: SU51NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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