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Unique ID: PUBLIC-325EB5

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper alloy nummus of Licinius I (AD308 to 324), (Reece Period 16).

Obverse: IMP LIC-INIVS AVG. Laureate head right. Reverse: DOMINI • N • LICINI AVG around wreath enclosing VOT / X.X.

Mint: AQS - Aquileia

RIC VII, p. 402, no. 67; Sear15345. MA 194-5

Dimensions: Diameter: 19.21mm; Thickness1.63mm; Weight 2.6g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 320
Date to: Circa AD 321

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.63 mm
Weight: 2.6 g
Diameter: 19.21 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 14th November 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Dominic Shelley
Identified by: Mr Dominic Shelley
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

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: Aquileia
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: IMP LIC - INIVS AVG

Reverse description: Wreath enclosing VOT X.X
Reverse inscription: DOMINI • N • LICINI AVG

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Fourth Century reverse type: DOMINI.N.LICINI AVG
Reverse mint mark: -//AQS
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
To be known as: Wimpole

Spatial coordinates

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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: PUBLIC
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Updated: 2 years ago

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