HAMP-95A15B: Roman coin : nummus of Maximian

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Unique ID: HAMP-95A15B

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A pierced Roman nummus of Maximinus (AD 305-13), GENIO POP ROM reverse type depicting Genius standing left, holding patera and cornucopiae. Mint of London, dating to AD mid-310 - late 312. The piercing is from obverse to reverse, at 7 o'clock on the obverse.
Reference: RIC volume VI, p.136, no.209b.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.64 g
Diameter: 22.4 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Ms Katie Hinds

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Hampshire Cultural Trust Object Entry Form WINCM 496

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Maximinus Daia
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Obverse description: Laureate, cuirassed bust right.
Obverse inscription: IMP MAXIMINVS P F AV[G]

Reverse description: Genius standing left, holding patera and cornucopiae.
Reverse inscription: GEN[I]O [POP R]OM

Die axis measurement: 8 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO POP ROM
Reverse mint mark: - * // PLN
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : 6 209b

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
To be known as: Compton and Shawford

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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