SWYOR-5E7EEC: Roman Coin; nummus of Maximian SACRA MONET AVGG ET CAESS NOSTR

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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-5E7EEC

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

A copper alloy Roman coin; a nummus (follis) of Maximian (AD 286 - 310) dating from AD 304 - 305 (Reece Period 15). SACRA MONET AVGG ET CAESS NOSTRA reverse type depicting Monata standing left holding scales and cornucopia. Mint of Ticinum. Mintmark: -/* // PT. Compare Sear IV number 13299 on page 164. The coin is 26.8mm diameter, 2.5mm thick and 7.4g.

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: County / local importance

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 304
Date to: Circa AD 305

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.5 mm
Weight: 7.4 g
Diameter: 26.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st April 2017 - Sunday 30th April 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 3138

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: Ticinum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP C MAXIMIANVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Monata standing left holding scales and cornucopia
Reverse inscription: SACRA MONET AVGG ET (CAESS NOSTR)

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: - / * // PT
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • Sear : IV 13299

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Hambleton (District)
Parish or ward: Brafferton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE4370
Four figure Latitude: 54.12406884
Four figure longitude: -1.34355957
1:25K map: SE4370
1:10K map: SE47SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: About one year ago
Updated: 12 months ago

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