YORYM-888A5A: Roman Coin : Nummus of Diocletian

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-888A5A

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy Roman nummus of Diocletian dating to the period AD 294 - 307 (Reece Period 15). GENIO POPV-LI ROMANI depicting Genius standing left, modius on head, naked but for chlamys over left shoulder, holding patera and cornucopiae. Unclear mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 294
Date to: Circa AD 307

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 8.4 g
Diameter: 28.7 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E05741

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: Diocletian
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Obverse description: Laureate and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: [---] DIOCL[---------] AVG

Reverse description: Genius standing left, modius on head, naked but for chlamys over left shoulder, holding patera and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: GENIO POPV-LI ROM[ANI]

Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Hotham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE8733
Four figure Latitude: 53.78606058
Four figure longitude: -0.68100574
1:25K map: SE8733
1:10K map: SE83SE
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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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