DENO-CB937E: Roman coin: nummus of Maximian I

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Unique ID: DENO-CB937E

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete Roman copper alloy nummus of Maximian (AD 286-305) dating to the period AD 294-305. GENIO POPVLI ROMANI reverse type depicting a Genius standing facing holding a patera in the left hand, a cornucopia in the right and weraring a coin measure on its head. Uncertain mint. The coin has a green patina and is badly worn.

Diameter: 34.5mm; Weight: 4.27g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 294
Date to: Exactly AD 305

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 4.27 g
Diameter: 24.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 2nd April 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Phil Hughes
Identified by: Mr Phil Hughes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: DERBY E8726

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: Maximian I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Obverse description: Laureate and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: [IMP[ MAXIMIANVS [PF AVG]

Reverse description: Genius standing facing holding patera in left hand, cornucopia in right and wearing a corn measure on its head
Reverse inscription: [GEN]IO POPVLI ROMANI

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: City of Nottingham (Unitary Authority)
District: City of Nottingham (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Clifton North (Unitary Authority Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK5536
Four figure Latitude: 52.91861167
Four figure longitude: -1.18345429
1:25K map: SK5536
1:10K map: SK53NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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