SF-EB398E: Roman coin: nummus of Maximian I.

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Unique ID: SF-EB398E

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Maximian I (AD 286-305), dating to AD 298-299 (Reece Period 15). GENIO PO[PVLI] ROMANI reverse type depicting Genius standing left holding patera and cornucopiae. Mint of Ticinum. As RIC VI, p. 284, no. 33b.

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
Thickness: 2.7 mm
Weight: 8.45 g
Diameter: 27.52 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 14th March 2019

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello

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: Maximian I
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Ticinum
Obverse description: Laureate head right.
Obverse inscription: IMP C MAXIMINVS [P F] AVG

Reverse description: Genius standing left holding patera and cornucopiae.
Reverse inscription: GENIO PO[PVLI] ROMANI

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI
Reverse mint mark: *//PT.
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VI p. 284, no.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Westerfield

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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