SUR-F223B2: Roman coin: Nummus of Constantius I

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Unique ID: SUR-F223B2

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A nummus of Constantius I as Caesar (AD 293-305), dating to AD 302-3 (Reece Period 15). GENIO POPVLI ROMANI reverse type depicts Genius standing left with a patera and corncuopiae. Mint of Trier, S F // IITR. RIC VI, p. 197, no. 530a.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 302
Date to: Circa AD 303

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 4.03 g
Diameter: 26.35 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: 16-1054

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: Constantius I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Obverse description: Laureate and cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: CONSTANTIVS NOBIL C

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

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

Coin references

  • RIC : VI p. 197, no. 530a

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Basingstoke and Deane (District)
Parish or ward: Sherborne St. John (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU6155
Four figure Latitude: 51.2908745
Four figure longitude: -1.1265994
1:25K map: SU6155
1:10K map: SU65NW
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: 2 years ago

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