HAMP-000B64: Roman coin: Nummus of Licinius

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-000B64

Object type certainty: Certain
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An early 4th-century Roman copper-alloy nummus of Licinius, 'GENIO POP ROM', minted in London in either 313 or 314 AD (R.I.C. 3; Reece issue period 15)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 313
Date to: AD 314

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.3 mm
Weight: 1.94 g
Diameter: 20.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st June 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Richard Henry
Identified by: Mr Richard Henry

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E2012

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: Licinius I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust laureate and cuirassed facing right
Obverse inscription: IMP LICINIVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Genius with modius standing left, loins draped with himation, patera in right hand, cornucopiae in left
Reverse inscription: GENIO POP ROM

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Reverse mint mark: S/F//PLN

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Test Valley (District)
To be known as: Vernham Dean CP

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Mattingly, H. and Sydenham, E.A. 1930 Roman Imperial Coinage: Antoninus Pius to Commodus London Spink and Son Ltd 97 3

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Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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