WILT-062F5D: nummus of Maximinus

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Unique ID: WILT-062F5D

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A copper alloy nummus of Maximinus dating to AD 310-312 (Reece period 15). IMP MAXIMINVS PF AVG obverse depicting a laureate and cuirassed bust facing right. GENIO POP ROM reverse depicting Genius standing left, head towered, loins draped, holding a patera in his right hand and a cornucopiae in his left hand. Mint of London. RIC Vol VI (1967) p 136, no 209b.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 310
Date to: Exactly AD 312

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.76 g
Diameter: 23.58 mm

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: WHM 2017-27

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 and cuirassed bust facing right.
Obverse inscription: IMP MAXIMINVS PF AVG

Reverse description: Genius standing left, head towered, loins draped, holding a patera in his right hand and a corncopiae in his left hand.
Reverse inscription: GENIO POP ROM

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO POP ROM
Reverse mint mark: -/*//PLN
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: West Lavington

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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