WILT-561146: Roman coin: Nummus of Licinius I

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Unique ID: WILT-561146

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy silver washed nummus of Licinius I dating to the period AD 309-313 (Reece period 15). 'IOVI CONSERVATORI AVG' reverse type depicting eagle carrying emperor standing left, thunderbolt in right hand, sceptre across left shoulder. RIC VI, p. 224, no. 825.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 309
Date to: Circa AD 313

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.05 g
Diameter: 17.55 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 23rd March 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Richard Henry
Identified by: Mr Richard Henry
Secondary identifier: Dr Philippa Walton

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 3939

Materials and construction

Primary material: Base Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Argenteus
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, draped and cuirassed bust left, mappa in right hand, sceptre across left shoulder
Obverse inscription: IMP LICI-NIVS AVG

Reverse description: Eagle carrying emperor standing left, thunderbolt in right hand, sceptre across left shoulder
Reverse inscription: IOVI CONSERVATORI AVG

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: IOVI CONSERVATORI
Reverse mint mark: STR
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Salisbury

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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