HAMP-8C7A96: Roman coin : nummus of Maximian

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Unique ID: HAMP-8C7A96

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A Roman nummus of Maximian (AD 286-310), GENIO POPVLI ROMANI reverse type depicting Genius standing left holding patera and cornucopiae. Mint of Lyon (Lugdunum), dating to AD 298 (Reece period 15).
Reference: RIC volume VI, p.245, no. 44(b)A.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 9.49 g
Diameter: 26.5 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Ms Katie Hinds

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Hampshire Cultural Trust Object Entry Form WINCM 429

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Maximian I
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Obverse description: Laureate bust right.
Obverse inscription: IMP C MAXIMIANVS P AVG

Reverse description: Genius standing left holding patera and cornucopiae.
Reverse inscription: GENIO POP-VLI ROMANI

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI
Reverse mint mark: A - // PL
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : 6 44(b)A

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Test Valley (District)
Parish or ward: Amport (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU3045
Four figure Latitude: 51.20342937
Four figure longitude: -1.57197705
1:25K map: SU3045
1:10K map: SU34NW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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

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