SOM-009057: Roman Coin: Nummus of Licinius

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Unique ID: SOM-009057

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Copper alloy nummus of Licinius, IOVI CONSERVATORI AVG, mint of Trier, 318-9. RIC no. 210 (vol. VII, p. 182).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Post AD 318
Date to: Ante AD 319

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.81 g
Diameter: 17.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 18th October 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Naomi Payne
Identified by: Dr Naomi Payne

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Entry 020060

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: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP LICI-NIVS AVG

Reverse description: Eagle standing on wave line, carrying emperor standing left, thunderbolt in right hand, sceptre across left shoulder
Reverse inscription: IOVI CONSER-VATORI AVG

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Reverse mint mark: STR
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p. 182, no. 210

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
District: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Haversham Cum Little Linford

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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