DENO-6B897B: Roman Coin: Nummus (AE1) of Maximinus II as Caesar

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Unique ID: DENO-6B897B

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A copper-alloy nummus (AE1) of Maximinus II as Caesar (AD 305 - AD 308), dating to the period AD 305 to 307 (Reece Period 15). GENIO POPVLI ROMANI reverse type depicting Genius standing left, holding a patera and cornucopiae. Mint of London. RIC VI, p. 128, no. 64.

Diameter: 26.7 mm
Thickness: 2.3 mm
Weight: 6.0 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 305
Date to: Exactly AD 307

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.3 mm
Weight: 6 g
Diameter: 26.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 24th February 2017 - Friday 24th February 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Helen Glenn (Derby)
Identified by: Miss Helen Glenn (Derby)

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E8491

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
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: MAXIMINV[S] NOBILI CAES

Reverse description: Genius standing left, modius on head, naked but for chlamys over left shoulder, holding patera in right hand and cornucopiae in left.
Reverse inscription: GENIO POPV-[LI] R[OMANI]

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI
Reverse mint mark: -
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Ashfield (District)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK4762
Four figure Latitude: 53.15306887
Four figure longitude: -1.29864384
1:25K map: SK4762
1:10K map: SK46SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst out detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DENO
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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