YORYM-720895: Roman Coin : Nummus of Maximian

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-720895

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Maximian dating to AD 307-308 (Reece Period 15), CONSERVATO RES VRB SVAE reverse type depicting Roma seated facing, head left, in hexastyle temple, holding globe and sceptre; knobs as acroteria; pediment empty. Mint of Ticinum.

RIC VI, p. 293, no.86.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 307
Date to: Circa AD 308

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.4 g
Diameter: 23.8 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E06284

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: Certain
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Ticinum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP C MAXIMIANVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Roma seated facing, head left, in hexastyle temple, holding globe and sceptre; knobs as acroteria; pediment empty
Reverse inscription: CONSERVATO RES VRB SVAE

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: TT
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: Shipton Thorpe (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE8442
Four figure Latitude: 53.86742379
Four figure longitude: -0.72407191
1:25K map: SE8442
1:10K map: SE84SW
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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 2 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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