BUC-7EC507: A Roman nummus

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COIN

Unique ID: BUC-7EC507

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Copper-Alloy Nummus of Licinius I dating to AD 308 - AD 324 (Reece Period 16). Reverse depicting Genius standing left holding patera and cornucopia.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Retained by finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 308
Date to: AD 324

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.75 mm
Weight: 2.07 g
Diameter: 19.92 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Lynne Buckley
Identified by: Ms Ros Tyrrell

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]
Obverse description: Bust, laureate, cuirassed, right
Obverse inscription: [...] LICINIV [...]

Reverse description: Genius standing left holding patera and cornucopia
Reverse inscription: GENIO [...]

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: Illegible

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: Three Rivers (District)
To be known as: Sarratt

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: Retained by finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BUC
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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