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Unique ID: SOM-B134F0

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper-alloy nummus of Licinius I dating to the period AD AD 308-318 (Reece period 15). GENIO POP ROM reverse type depicting Genius standing left. Mint uncertain.

Part of the flan is missing following circumferential losses at two points.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 308
Date to: Exactly AD 318

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 20.3 mm
Width: 18.3 mm
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 2.1 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 22466

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

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]
Obverse description: Bust laureate and ?cuirassed facing right.
Obverse inscription: [I]MP LICINIVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Genius standing left holding patera in right hand and cornucopiae in left
Reverse inscription: [G]ENI[O] POP ROM

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO POP ROM
Reverse mint mark: T/F//[...]
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: Alvediston

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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