WILT-FE1E24: Roman coin: Maximian nummus

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A copper alloy silver plated, Roman nummus of Maximian dating to the period 298AD-299AD (Reece period 15). GENIO POPVLI ROMANI reverse type depicting Genius standing facing with corn measure on his head, holding a cornucopia . Mint: Ticinum. RIC vol. VI, no. 33b.

Find of note status

This has been noted as an interesting find by the recorder.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Donated to a museum


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 8.1 g
Diameter: 22.42 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Grace Clark
Identified by: Miss Grace Clark

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSW 4345

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: Maximian I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Ticinum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Right bust, laureate.
Obverse inscription: [IMP C MAXIMIANVS P F AVG]

Reverse description: Genius standing facing with corn measure on his head holding a cornucopia.
Reverse inscription: [GENIO POPVLI ROMANI]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI
Reverse mint mark: ST.
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : 6 33b

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Fittleton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU1850
Four figure Latitude: 51.24889014
Four figure longitude: -1.74348679
1:25K map: SU1850
1:10K map: SU15SE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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