HAMP-468E06: Roman coin: Nummus of Licinius I (probably)

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Unique ID: HAMP-468E06

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A worn and corroded early 4th-century Roman copper-alloy nummus, probably of Licinius I, 'GENIO POP ROM', London mint (307-17 AD; Reece issue period 15)

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Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 307
Date to: AD 317

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.9 mm
Weight: 1.9 g
Diameter: 20.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 16th June 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E2011

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: Probably
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust laureate and cuirassed facing right
Obverse inscription: [...] LICINIVS? [...]

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: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Reverse mint mark: ?/?//PLN

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
Parish or ward: Droxford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU5818
Four figure Latitude: 50.958516
Four figure longitude: -1.175558
1:25K map: SU5818
1:10K map: SU51NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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