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Unique ID: SUR-9561EA

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A heavilly worn copper alloy Roman nummus, commemorating the retirement of Diocletian (AD 284-305), dating to AD 305-307 (Reece Period 15). Obverse: [D N DIOCLETIANO BAEATISSIMO SEN AVG], Laureate bust of Diocletian in imperial mantle right, holding mappa and olive branch. Reverse: [PRO]VIDENTIA DEORVM QVIES [AVGG], Providentia standing right extending hand to Quies standing left, holding branch and leaning on sceptre. Mint unclear, but for general type, see RIC VI, p. 208, no. 671.

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: County / local importance

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 5.03 g
Diameter: 26 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Simon Maslin
Identified by: Dr Simon Maslin

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
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]
Obverse description: Laureate bust in imperial mantle right, holding mappa and olive branch.
Obverse inscription: [D N DIOCLETIANO BAEATISSIMO SEN AVG]

Reverse description: Providentia standing right extending hand to Quies standing left, holding branch and leaning on sceptre.
Reverse inscription: [PRO]VIDENTIA DEORVM QVIES [AVGG]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: PROVIDENTIA DEORVM QVIES AVGG
Reverse mint mark: [...]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Tandridge (District)
Parish or ward: Nutfield (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3151
Four figure Latitude: 51.24314262
Four figure longitude: -0.12463462
1:25K map: TQ3151
1:10K map: TQ35SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Created: 5 months ago
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