HOARD

Unique ID: BM-0D5E3C

Workflow status: Published Find published

Known as

Otterton

Quantity summary

  • Coins in hoard: 3

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 298
Date to: AD 305

Coin chronology

Last ruler: Tetrarchic Ruler (uncertain issuer)
Last Reece period: Period 15 The Tetrarchy (296-317)
Date from: AD 300
Date to: AD 305
Terminal reason: Date of latest coin


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Coin summary

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Period Ruler Denomination Mint From To Quantity
ROMAN Tetrarchic Ruler (uncertain issuer) Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4) Trier AD 298 AD 299 1
ROMAN Maximian I Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4) - AD 300 AD 305 1
ROMAN Tetrarchic Ruler (uncertain issuer) Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4) Lugdunum AD 300 AD 305 1

Description

A Roman coin hoard consisting of 3 copper alloy nummi of the tetrarchic period (Reece Period 15).

Coin 1: Nummus of an uncertain tetrarchic ruler, dating to c. AD 298-299. Mint of Trier.

Obverse: [...]; Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust seen from rear, right.

Reverse: GENIO POPVLI ROMANI; Genius standing left, holding patera and cornucopiae.

Mint-mark: [ ] *//[TR]

26 mm; 4.4 g

Coin 2: Nummus of Maximian I, dating to c. AD 300-305. Probably italian mint (Ticinum, Aquileia or Rome).

Obverse: [...]; Laureate head right.

Reverse: [...]; Moneta standing left, holding scales and cornucopiae.

Mint-mark: [...]//[...]

26 mm; 3.9 g

Coin 3: Nummus of an uncertain tetrarchic ruler, dating to c. AD 300-305. Probably mint of Lyon.

Obverse: [...]; Uncertain laureate bust right.

Reverse: [...]; Uncertain figure standing left (probably GENIO POPVLI ROMANI type).

Mint-mark: [...]//[...]

26 mm; 6.3 g

Notes

Those 3 coins were found together and form a consistent group.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Materials of coins and artefacts in the hoard

  • Copper alloy

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 14th October 2015

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Personal details

Recorded by: Dr Vincent Drost
Identified by: Dr Vincent Drost

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: East Devon (District)
To be known as: Otterton

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Archaeological context

No archaeological context available.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BM
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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