LVPL-E44EC9: Roman nummus of Licinius I

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-E44EC9

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper alloy nummus of Licinius I (AD 308-324), dating to AD 313-6 (Reece Period 15).

Reverse: IOVI CONSERVATORI AVG; Jupiter standing left, chlamys across left shoulder, leaning on sceptre, Victory on globe in right hand; eagle with wreath to left on ground.

Mint of Thessalonica.

RIC VII, p. 498, no. 3

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 313
Date to: Exactly AD 316

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.8 g
Diameter: 24.03 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 29th June 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Secondary identifier: Dr Vincent Drost

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Field 5

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 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Thessalonica
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: IMP LIC LICINIVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Jupiter standing left, chlamys across left shoulder, leaning on sceptre, Victory on globe in right hand; eagle with wreath to left on ground.
Reverse inscription: IOVI CONSERV[ATORI AVG]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: IOVI CONSERVATORI AVG
Reverse mint mark: //.TS.epsilon
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Lancaster (District)
To be known as: Quernmore

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found while metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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