BH-75AD4B: Roman coin: nummus of an uncertain Tetrarchic ruler

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Unique ID: BH-75AD4B

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An incomplete copper-alloy Roman nummus of an uncertain Tetrarchic ruler dating to the period c. AD 294-305 (Reece Period 15). GENIO POPVLI ROMANI reverse type depicting Genius standing left holding patera and cornucopiae. Mint of Trier.

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 305

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.72 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 13th March 2018 - Tuesday 13th March 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Matthew Fittock
Identified by: Mr Matthew Fittock

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: Tetrarchic Ruler (uncertain issuer)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: Genius standing left holding patera and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: [GENIO POPVLI ROMANI]

Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO POP ROM
Reverse mint mark: -/-//PT[...]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: North Hertfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Kelshall (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL3237
Four figure Latitude: 52.01573301
Four figure longitude: -0.07792469
1:25K map: TL3237
1:10K map: TL33NW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Recording Institution: BH
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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