SWYOR-8FA9E2: Roman coin; nummus of Licinius

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Unique ID: SWYOR-8FA9E2

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper alloy Roman coin; a nummus of Licinius I (308 - 324 AD), dating to c. AD 313-314 (Reece Period 15). GENIO POP ROM reverse type. Mint of London. RIC VII, p. 97, no. 3.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.77 mm
Weight: 3.11 g
Diameter: 21.11 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 15th May 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes
Secondary identifier: Dr Vincent Drost

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 1519

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: Laureate and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP LICINIVS P F AVG

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

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO POP ROM
Reverse mint mark: S F//PLN
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Bassetlaw (District)
Parish or ward: Walkeringham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK7493
Four figure Latitude: 53.428607
Four figure longitude: -0.887757
1:25K map: SK7493
1:10K map: SK79SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
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: SWYOR
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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