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Unique ID: NARC740

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Nummus of Maximianus second reign showing on obverse, Emperor laureate facing right with cuirassed bust; rev shows Genius standing with wreath and cornucopia. Minted in London. The coin has been damaged at the edges and the obverse was struck off centre


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Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 306
Date to: AD 308

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 3.6 g
Diameter: 25.74 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st May 2000 - Friday 1st September 2000

Personal details

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Ruler/issuer: Maximian I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Obverse description: Laureate. And cuirassed bust r
Obverse inscription: DN Maximi--- - - - Aug

Reverse description: Genius stg l
Reverse inscription: Genio Pop Rom

Reverse mint mark: PLN

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: Daventry (District)

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Sear, D.R. 1988 Roman Coins and their Values Seaby 310 3646

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NARC
Created: 18 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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