LON-DF92EE: copper-alloy Roman nummus of Constantius I (AD 293-306), probably dating to the period AD 296-297 (Reece period 15).

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Unique ID: LON-DF92EE

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A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Constantius I (AD 293-306), probably dating to the period AD 296-297 (Reece period 15). GENIO POPV-LI ROMANI reverse type depicting Genius standing left holding patera and cornucopiae. Possibly mint of Trier. Cf. RIC VI, p. 183, no.198a.

Dimensions: diameter: 25.23mm; weight: 4.29g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 296
Date to: Circa AD 297

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 4.29 g
Diameter: 25.23 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Stuart Wyatt
Identified by: Mr Stuart Wyatt

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Constantine I
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: CONSTANT[IVS NOBIL CA]ES

Reverse description: Genius standing left holding patera and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: G[ENIO POP]VLI ROMANI

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO IMPERATORIS
Reverse mint mark: A/Γ//TR
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: Greenwich (London Borough)
Parish or ward: Peninsula (London Borough Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3878
Four figure Latitude: 51.48412374
Four figure longitude: -0.01394376
1:25K map: TQ3878
1:10K map: TQ37NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: LON
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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