ASHM-73E28A: Roman coin; nummus of Maximinus Daia

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Unique ID: ASHM-73E28A

Object type certainty: Certain
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A base metal, white metal coated nummus of Maximinus Daia (AD 308-317), under the authority of Constantine I (AD 306-337), dating to the period AD 310-313. Reverse type GENIO POP ROM. Reece period 15. Mint of Trier. Probably RIC VI 848.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Undergoing further examination at a museum


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 310
Date to: Exactly AD 313

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 3.5 g
Diameter: 21.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2010 - Friday 31st December 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Alison Pollard
Identified by: Dr Alison Pollard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: ASHMBD386

Materials and construction

Primary material: Base Silver
Secondary material: White metal
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: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust, right.
Obverse inscription: IMP MAXIMINVS PF AVG

Reverse description: Turreted genius standing left, holding cornucopiae in left hand and patera in right.
Reverse inscription: GENIO - POP (ROM)

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Reverse mint mark: T/F//PTR
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VI 848

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Vale of White Horse (District)
To be known as: Childrey

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on field
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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