DEV-6FFFE1: Axminster: nummus of Maximian I

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COIN

Unique ID: DEV-6FFFE1

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Nummus of Galerius, dating to c. AD 303-305 (Reece Period 15). Reverse: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI. Mint of Trier.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Returned to finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 303
Date to: Circa AD 305

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.54 mm
Weight: 5.37 g
Diameter: 24.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st October 2004

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Nicola Powell
Identified by: Mr Norman Shiel
Secondary identifier: Dr Vincent Drost

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Galerius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: M[AXIMIANVS N]OB C

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

Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI
Reverse mint mark: S F//P[TR]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: East Devon (District)
Parish or ward: Axminster (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SY2897
Four figure Latitude: 50.7681
Four figure longitude: -3.022351
1:25K map: SY2897
1:10K map: SY27SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: Returned to finder

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: DEV
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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