YORYM-2B7B07: Roman Coin : Nummus of Diocletian

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-2B7B07

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Diocletian dating to the period AD 298 - 299 (Reece Period 15). GENIO POPV-LI ROMANI depicting Genius standing left, modius on head, naked but for chlamys over left shoulder, holding patera and cornucopiae. Mint of Trier.

RIC VI, p.186, no.264.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 298
Date to: Circa AD 299

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 6.8 g
Diameter: 27.5 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E05973

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: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP DIOCL[-----------]

Reverse description: Genius standing left, modius on head, naked but for chlamys over left shoulder, holding patera and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: GENIO POP[V-LI ROMANI]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI
Reverse mint mark: A/*//TR
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Tickton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TA0441
Four figure Latitude: 53.85482221
Four figure longitude: -0.42037972
1:25K map: TA0441
1:10K map: TA04SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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