LEIC-D7E1E4: Roman coin: nummus of Maximian

Rights Holder: Phil Harding
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Unique ID: LEIC-D7E1E4

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman copper alloy nummus of Maximinian, GENIO POPVLI ROMANI reverse. The coin is in good condition, is 28mm in diameter and weighs 8.31g.

Subsequent actions

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


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 8.31 g
Diameter: 28 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 4th June 2018

Personal details

Recorded by: Dr Phil Harding
Identified by: Dr Phil Harding

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2735

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]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Possibly
Obverse description: Laureate head of Maximian right
Obverse inscription: IMP MAXIMIANVS P F AVG

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

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: None visible
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
Parish or ward: Hoby with Rotherby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6717
Four figure Latitude: 52.74647837
Four figure longitude: -1.00890385
1:25K map: SK6717
1:10K map: SK61NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Whilst searching with a metal detector
Current location: With finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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