NARC-E2B219: NARC-E2B219 : Nummus : Maximinus II

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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-E2B219

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A complete copper-alloy Nummus of Maximinus II (AD 305-313), dating to the period AD 312-313 (Reece period 15). Reverse type SPQR OPTIMO PRINCIPI, depicting legionary eagle between two vexilla. Mint of Ostia.

Diameter: 21.97mm, Thickness: 1.92mm, Weight: 4.1g.

RIC VII, p. 410, no. 95a

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 312
Date to: Circa AD 313

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.92 mm
Weight: 4.1 g
Diameter: 21.97 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Ellie Cox
Identified by: Miss Ellie Cox

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: Maximinus Daia
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Ostia
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP[MAXIMINVSPFAVG]

Reverse description: Legionary eagle between two vexilla
Reverse inscription: SPQRO[PTIMOPRINCIPI]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI
Reverse mint mark: //MOSTT
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: South Northamptonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Rothersthorpe (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7155
Four figure Latitude: 52.18868257
Four figure longitude: -0.96283851
1:25K map: SP7155
1:10K map: SP75NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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

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