KENT-B405FE: Maximinus II nummus

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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-B405FE

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A Roman copper-alloy nummus of Maximinus II Daia (AD 305-313), dating to the period c.AD 311-312 (Reece period 15). GENIO-POP ROM reverse type depicting Genius standing left holding patera and cornucopiae. Mint of London. '-*//PLN'. As RIC VI, p. 136, no. 209b; Cloke and Toone, 2015: p. 182, no. 7.05.011

Measurements: 22.73mm in diameter, 1.91mm thick and 1.82g in weight.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 311
Date to: Circa AD 312

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.91 mm
Weight: 1.82 g
Diameter: 22.73 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Identified by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

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: Maximinus Daia
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP MAXIMINVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Genius standing left, tower on head, loins draped, holding patera & cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: GENIO-POP ROM

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO POP ROM
Reverse mint mark: - *//PLN
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VI p. 136, no. 209b
  • Cloke and Toone, The London Mint : p. 182, no. 7.05.011

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Thanet (District)
Parish or ward: St. Nicholas At Wade (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR2566
Four figure Latitude: 51.34851375
Four figure longitude: 1.22967397
1:25K map: TR2566
1:10K map: TR26NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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