SF-823A6C: SF-823A6C: Roman coin: nummus of Galerius

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-823A6C

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete copper alloy Roman nummus of Galerius, dating to the period AD 293-311 (Reece period 15). GENIO POPVLI ROMANIreverse type, depicting Genius standing left, holding patera and cornucopiae. Mint uncertain.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 293
Date to: Exactly AD 311

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.66 mm
Weight: 7.63 g
Diameter: 25.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st October 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Booth
Identified by: Ms Anna Booth

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: WMH 005

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]
Obverse description: Laureate, cuirassed bust right, small head
Obverse inscription: MAXIMIANVS NOB CAES

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

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI
Reverse mint mark: -/-//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Wenhaston

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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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