SOM-4A51BE: Roman coin: nummus of Licinius I

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Unique ID: SOM-4A51BE

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Roman copper alloy nummus of Licinius I dating to AD 316 (Reece period 15). SOLI INVICTO COMITI reverse type depicting Sol standing right with chlamys across left shoulder, raising right hand with globe in left. Mint of London. RIC VII London no. 79.

The edges of the coin are damaged in places.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.18 g
Diameter: 16.31 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 13th July 2017 - Thursday 13th July 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Sheila Hicks
Identified by: Ms Sheila Hicks

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 017564

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
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 right
Obverse inscription: IMP LI[CINIVSP F] AVG

Reverse description: Sol standing left with chlamys across left shoulder raising right hand lobe in left
Reverse inscription: [SOLI INVIC-TO] COMI[TI]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Reverse mint mark: S-P//MSN
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VII 79

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Basingstoke and Deane (District)
To be known as: St. Mary Bourne

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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