SF-E53956: Coin

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-E53956

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

A very worn copper-alloy Roman nummus of Licinius I, c.321-324 AD. Reverse: IOVI CONS-ERVATORI, Jupiter standing right, chlamys across left shoulder, leaning on sceptre with eagle, Victory on a globe in right hand, eagle holding wreath to the left and captive on the ground to the right. Mint: Cyzicus? As RIC 7 pp. 645 no. 15.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 321
Date to: Circa AD 324

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.74 g
Diameter: 18.58 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st March 2013

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

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 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Cyzicus
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Radiate(?), draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: []VAL LICI[]CINIVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Jupiter standing right, chlamys across left shoulder, leaning on sceptre with eagle, Victory on a globe in right hand, eagle holding wreath to the left and captive on the ground to the right
Reverse inscription: IOVI CONS-ERVATORI

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: IOVI CONSERVATORI
Reverse mint mark: - X/- IIΓ//SM[K?]A
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Thelnetham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Updated: 3 years ago

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