WILT-6222C9: Roman coin: Domitian nummus

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-6222C9

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A Roman copper alloy nummus of Diocletian dating to AD 294-307 (Reece period 15). GENIO POPVLI ROMANI reverse depicting Genius standing facing with corn measure (modius) on his head holding a cornucopia. Uncertain mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 294
Date to: Exactly AD 307

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 8.85 g
Diameter: 28.09 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Alyson Tanner
Identified by: Mrs Alyson Tanner

Other reference numbers

Other reference: WHM 2016-77

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]
Obverse description: Laureate bust facing left.
Obverse inscription: IMP DIOCLETIAN PF AVG

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

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI
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: Salisbury

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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