WILT-BD6C4D: Roman coin: Nummus of Diocletian

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Unique ID: WILT-BD6C4D

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A copper alloy Roman nummus of Diocletian dating to c.AD 298-299 (Reece Period 15). Reverse type is GENIO POPVLI ROMANI depicting Genius with a patera and a cornucopia. Mint of Trier.

RIC Vol VI page 186 no.264

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 298
Date to: Circa AD 299

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 7.37 g
Diameter: 26.25 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Hazel Fransch
Identified by: Miss Hazel Fransch

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 4797

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: Diocletian
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Obverse description: Laureate bust facing right
Obverse inscription: IMP C DIOCLETIANVS [P F AVG]

Reverse description: Genius with patera and cornucopia
Reverse inscription: GENIO POPVLI ROMA

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI
Reverse mint mark: A *
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: West Knoyle

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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