PUBLIC-3EBE3E: Late Roman copper alloy nummus

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A nummus of Licinius. Obv: Laureate bust right, IMP LICINIVS (308-324). Rev: Standing draped figure advancing left with a spear behind. mm-ATR. Surface coating wearing away. Diaxis 6 o'clock. Diameter 19mm, weighs 2.32 grammes.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 308
Date to: Circa AD 324

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.32 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Nikki Goldblatt
Identified by: Mrs Nikki Goldblatt

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
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 and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP LICINIVS [ ]G

Reverse description: Standing draped figure advancing left with a spear behind
Reverse inscription: GENIO POP ROM

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO POP ROM
Reverse mint mark: geATR
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Chapel St. Leonards (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF5572
Four figure Latitude: 53.22243931
Four figure longitude: 0.32022994
1:25K map: TF5572
1:10K map: TF57SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the 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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Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 11 months ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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