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Unique ID: LIN-867AA0

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A Roman copper alloy nummus probably of Diocletian dating to AD 296-305 (Reece period 15). [GENIO POPVLI ROMANI] reverse type depicting Genius standing left holding patera and cornucopiae. Mint unknown.

Overall dimensions: 27mm in diameter and 6.6g in weight.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 296
Date to: Exactly AD 305

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 6.6 g
Diameter: 27 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Susheela Burford
Identified by: Dr Susheela Burford
Secondary identifier: Dr Adam Daubney

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2127

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: Diocletian
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Obverse description: Laureate bust right.
Obverse inscription: ...[?CLET]...

Reverse description: Genius standing left holding patera and cornucopiae.
Reverse inscription: [GENIO POPVLI ROMANI]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: Near Sleaford

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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