OXON-756895: Roman coin: Follis of Maximianus

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Unique ID: OXON-756895

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A large, worn copper-alloy Roman follis of Maximianus (second reign), dating to the period AD 306-308. Reece Period 15. GENIO POP ROM reverse type depicting Genius standing left. Mint of London. Sear 1998 no. 3646.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 306
Date to: Circa AD 308

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.2 mm
Weight: 6.7 g
Diameter: 27 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: OXPAS2018.580

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: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: D N MAXIMINANO P F S AVG

Reverse description: Genius standing left
Reverse inscription: GENIO - POP ROM

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Reverse mint mark: //PLN
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Chaddleworth

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Updated: 10 months ago

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