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Unique ID: HAMP-B6307E

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Severus II (AD 305-7), dating to the period AD May 305 - early 307 (Reece period 15). GENIO POPV-LI ROMANI reverse type depicting Genius standing left, head towered, loins draped, patera in right hand, cornucopia in left. Mint of Trier. As RIC VI, p. 207, no. 651.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 305
Date to: Circa AD 307

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 8.01 g
Diameter: 28.1 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Ms Katie Hinds
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Hampshire Cultural Trust Object Entry Form WINCM 385

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: Severus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate, cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: FL VAL SEVERVS NOB C

Reverse description: Genius standing left, head towered, loins draped, patera in right hand, cornucopia in left.
Reverse inscription: GENIO POPV-LI ROMANI

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI
Reverse mint mark: S F//PTR
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VI p. 207, no. 651

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
To be known as: Winchester

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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Created: 8 months ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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