NARC-03ADD5: Late Roman coin: a copper alloy nummus of Licinius I, Trier.

Rights Holder: Northamptonshire County Council
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Unique ID: NARC-03ADD5

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman nummus of Licinius I (AD 308-324), probably dating to the period AD 310-313 (Reece period 15). GENIO-POP ROM reverse type depicting Genius standing left holding patera and cornucopiae. Mint of Trier. As RIC VI, p. 226, no. 845b.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 310
Date to: Circa AD 313

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 10th November 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Steven Ashby
Identified by: Dr Steven Ashby
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

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
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP LICINIVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Genius standing left holding patera and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: GENIO-POP ROM

Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO POP ROM
Reverse mint mark: T F//PTR
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VI p. 226, no. 845b

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: East Northamptonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Barnwell (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL0484
Four figure Latitude: 52.444078
Four figure longitude: -0.47132
1:25K map: TL0484
1:10K map: TL08SW
Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NARC
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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