ASHM-84628B: Roman coin; nummus of Licinius

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COIN

Unique ID: ASHM-84628B

Object type certainty: Certain
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A base-metal (possibly base-silver) nummus of Licinius (AD 308-324), dating to the period AD 310-312. Reverse type GENIO- POP ROM. Reece period 15. Mint of Londinium. RIC VI 209c.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Undergoing further examination at a museum

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 310
Date to: Exactly AD 312

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.4 mm
Weight: 3.5 g
Diameter: 22.5 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Alison Pollard
Identified by: Dr Alison Pollard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: ASHMBD230

Materials and construction

Primary material: Base Silver
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: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate, cuirassed bust, right.
Obverse inscription: IMP LICINIVS PF AVG

Reverse description: Draped genius standing left, holding patera in right hand and cornucopiae in left.
Reverse inscription: GENIO- POP ROM

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Reverse mint mark: -/*//PLN
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VI 209c

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Vale of White Horse (District)
To be known as: Childrey

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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