HAMP-908762: Roman coin : nummus of Diocletian

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-908762

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Diocletian (AD 284-305), contemporary copy, dating to the period AD 300-305 (Reece period 15). GENIO POPVLI ROMANI reverse type depicting Genius standing left holding patera and cornucopiae, chlamys over left shoulder. Prototype from mint of London. Cf. RIC VI, p. 124, no. 6a.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 300
Date to: Circa AD 305

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 9.9 g
Diameter: 26.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 10th March 2011 - Thursday 10th March 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Ms Katie Hinds
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Hampshire Cultural Trust Object Entry Form WINCM 427

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
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]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate, cuirassed bust right.
Obverse inscription: IMP C D[IOC]LETIANVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Genius standing left holding patera and cornucopiae, chlamys over left shoulder
Reverse inscription: GENIO POPV-LI ROMANI

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI
Reverse mint mark: - // -
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : 6 6a

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
To be known as: Winchester

Spatial coordinates


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

No references cited so far.

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Updated: 2 years ago

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