HAMP-C14078: Roman Coin : Contemporary Copy of Nummus of Constantine and Licinius (hybrid)

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-C14078

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A 4th-century copper-alloy contemporary copy of a Roman nummus of Constantine I, D N LICINI AVGVSTI reverse type depicting a wreath enclosing VOT XX, Arles mint (321 AD, Reece issue period 16, mule of R.I.C. 228/229). This coin has survived very well.

Notes:

This is a hybrid with Constantine I obverse, and reverse used for Licinius I.

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: Regional importance

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 321
Date to: Exactly AD 321

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 19.95 mm
Width: 17.9 mm
Weight: 2.7 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 20th August 2010

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Peter Barker
Identified by: Mr Peter Barker

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E3123-820

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Nummus (AE 1 - AE 4)
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Constantine I
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Arelatum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: CONSTAN-TINVS AVG

Reverse description: Wreath enclosing VOT/XX
Reverse inscription: D N LICINI AVGVSTI

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Reverse mint mark: PA
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VII P. 259 228/229

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Test Valley (District)
Parish or ward: Nether Wallop (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU2735
Four figure Latitude: 51.113661
Four figure longitude: -1.615664
1:25K map: SU2735
1:10K map: SU23NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Find number: IARCW-63DAF4FA9
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A Nummus of Licinius I (321-321) Reverse: D N LICINI AVGVSTI VOT XX Reference: RIC VII Arles 229
Workflow: PublishedFind published

Find number: IARCW-63DAF4FAC
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
A Nummus of Licinius I (321-321) Reverse: D N LICINI AVGVSTI VOT XX Reference: RIC VII Arles 229
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Find number: IARCW-63DAF4FAF
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: ROMAN
A Nummus of Licinius I (321-321) Reverse: D N LICINI AVGVSTI VOT XX Reference: RIC VII Arles 229
Workflow: PublishedFind published

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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