SUR-B31B12: Roman coin: Nummus of Maximinvs II

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Unique ID: SUR-B31B12

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A nummus of Maximinus II (AD 307-313), dating to AD 307 (Reece Period 15), GENIO POP ROM, Genius standing left. Mint of London. RIC VI - ; Cloke and Toone, The London Mint of Constantius and Constantine (Spink, 2015), p. 140, no. 5.02.002. This is a rare coin, with two other specimens recorded (one in the British Museum).

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: For inclusion in British Numismatic Journal ‘Coin Register’

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 307
Date to: Exactly AD 307

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 6.71 g
Diameter: 26.35 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 31st January 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Identified by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: B16-517

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: Londinium
Obverse description: Laureate, draped and cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: GAL VAL MAXIMIMVS NOB C

Reverse description: Genius standing left holding patera and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: GENIO POP ROM

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO POP ROM
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Vale of White Horse (District)
Parish or ward: Fyfield and Tubney (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4196
Four figure Latitude: 51.66129376
Four figure longitude: -1.40864854
1:25K map: SU4196
1:10K map: SU49NW
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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Created: 3 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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