SF-2E0E8A: Roman coin: copper-alloy nummus struck for Licinius I

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-2E0E8A

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

A copper-alloy nummus struck for Licinius I, dating to c. AD 316. Reece period 15, mint of Trier. Reverse; GENIO POP ROM, Genius standing left holding patera and cornucopia. As RIC vol. VII, p. 173, no. 120.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 316
Date to: Circa AD 316

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.1 g
Diameter: 20.46 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 4th April 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss

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: Trier
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP LICINIVS PF AVG

Reverse description: Genius standing left holding patera and cornucopia
Reverse inscription: GENIO POP ROM

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO POP ROM
Reverse mint mark: T/F//ATR
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Tostock

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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