WAW-4E0BD7: Roman coin: nummus of Diocletian (Obverse and reverse).

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COIN

Unique ID: WAW-4E0BD7

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman coin: copper alloy nummus of Diocletian (AD 284-305), dating to c. AD 294 - 305 (Reece Period 15). Reverse type GENIO POPVLI ROMANI, Genius standing left with modius on head, and holding cornucopiae. Uncertain mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 294
Date to: Exactly AD 305

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 4.44 g
Diameter: 25.86 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 28th March 2017 - Thursday 30th November 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton

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
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Obverse description: Bust facing right, laureate.
Obverse inscription: IMP DIOCL[E]TIAN [ ]

Reverse description: Genius standing, facing left with corn measure on his head and holding a cornucopia.
Reverse inscription: GENIO [POPVLI ROMANI]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI
Reverse mint mark: Illegible.
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Worcestershire (County)
District: Malvern Hills (District)
Parish or ward: Ripple (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO8740
Four figure Latitude: 52.0582258
Four figure longitude: -2.19101808
1:25K map: SO8740
1:10K map: SO84SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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