SF-AA8D1E: Roman coin: nummus of Maximianus.

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A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Maximianus (AD 286-305), dating to AD 307 (Reece Period 15). GENIO POPV-LI ROMANI reverse type depicting Genius standing left, holding patera and cornucopiae; S A in the field. Mint of Trier. As RIC VI, p. 210, no. 697.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.01 mm
Weight: 6.57 g
Diameter: 27.91 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 12th December 2019

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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: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Obverse inscription: DN MAXIMIANO P F S AVG

Reverse description: Genius standing left, holding patera and cornucopiae; S A in the field.
Reverse inscription: GENIO POPV-LI ROMANI

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI
Reverse mint mark: S A/[P]TR
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

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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