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Unique ID: HAMP-349283

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn and corroded, 4th-century copper-alloy nummus of possibly Licinius I (AD 308-311) or Constantine I (AD 306-337) dating to the period AD 307-317 (Reece issue period 15). 'GENIO POP ROM' reverse type depicting, Genius standing facing left holding corn with measure, cornucopiae etc. Probable London mint.

Measures 22.44mm and weighs 2.9g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 307
Date to: Exactly AD 317

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.9 g
Diameter: 22.44 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 10th September 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Eleana Vandyk
Identified by: Mrs Eleana Vandyk
Secondary identifier: Ms Katie Hinds

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E3572; Weekend Wanders USA Tour September 2012

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: Uncertain - 4th century
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust laureate and cuirassed facing right
Obverse inscription: ?

Reverse description: Genius standing left holding cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: G[ENI]O [POP] R[OM]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: PL[N]
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
Parish or ward: Chilcomb (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU5228
Four figure Latitude: 51.049003
Four figure longitude: -1.25955
1:25K map: SU5228
1:10K map: SU52NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Unknown

References cited

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Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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