LIN-87A747: LIN-87A747: Roman copper-alloy nummus of Diocletian

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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-87A747

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman coin: copper-alloy nummus of Diocletian (AD 284-305), dating to c.303 (Reece Period 15). Reverse type GENIO POP ROMANI, Genius standing left with corn measure on his head holding a cornucopia. Uncertain mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 303
Date to: Circa AD 303

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 8.14 g
Diameter: 22 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Lisa Brundle
Identified by: Dr Lisa Brundle

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]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Possibly
Obverse description: Bust of Diocletian facing right, laureate and cuirassed
Obverse inscription: IMP DIOCLETIANVS AVG

Reverse description: Genius standing facing with corn measure on his head holding a cornucopia. Initials S and P.
Reverse inscription: [GEN]IO POP ROMANI

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO POP ROM
Reverse mint mark: SF// [TR].
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: Osbournby area

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: LIN
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: About one month ago

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