PUBLIC-9CEAF2: nummus of Licinius I (obverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-9CEAF2

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy nummus of Licinius I (AD 308-324) dating from c. AD 310, Reece period 15, GENIO POP ROM reverse type depicting Genius standing left, draped, holding patera and cornucopiae, with 'T' to left of figure and 'F' to right, mint of Londinium with reverse mint mark T/F//PLN.

Cf. RIC VI, p.132, no.117b

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 310
Date to: Exactly AD 310

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.01 mm
Weight: 1.9 g
Diameter: 21.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 10th October 2017 - Tuesday 10th October 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Alan Burchell
Identified by: Mr Alan Burchell
Secondary identifier: Ms Anna Tyacke

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

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 facing right
Obverse inscription: [IMP L]ICINIVS [P F AVG]

Reverse description: Genius standing left, draped, holding patera and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: GENIO POP ROM

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO POP ROM
Reverse mint mark: T/F//PLN
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VI, no.117b

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: North Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Fontmell Magna (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST8616
Four figure Latitude: 50.94326681
Four figure longitude: -2.20064012
1:25K map: ST8616
1:10K map: ST81NE
Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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