KENT-062E8D: Nummus of Severus II GENIO POPVLI ROMANI,

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Unique ID: KENT-062E8D

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A Roman copper-alloy nummus of Severus II (AD 305-307) as Caesar (305-306), dating to the period c.AD 305-307 AD (Reece period 15). Reverse: GENIO POPV[LI ROM]ANI, Genius standing left, head towered, loins draped, holding patera and cornucopiae. Probably mint of Trier. Cf. RIC VI, p. 207, no. 661a.

Measurements: 27.32mm in diameter, 2.47mm thick and 9.41g in weight.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.47 mm
Weight: 9.41 g
Diameter: 27.32 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Identified by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

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: Severus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: FL VAL SEVERVS NOB CAES

Reverse description: Genius standing left, head towered, loins draped, holding patera and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: GENIO POPV[LI ROM]ANI

Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI
Reverse mint mark: [S] F//[PTR]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VI cf. p. 207, no. 661a

Spatial metadata

County or Unitary authority: Medway (Unitary Authority)
District: Medway (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Cliffe and Cliffe Woods (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ7377
Four figure Latitude: 51.46552754
Four figure longitude: 0.4891701
1:25K map: TQ7377
1:10K map: TQ77NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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