CAM-5FF563: Roman coin : Nummus of Licinius I.

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Unique ID: CAM-5FF563

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy nummus of Licinius I (AD 308-24), dating to the period AD 321 (Reece Period 16), D N LICINI AVGVSTI, reverse type depicting VOT/XX in wreath. Mint mark is -//SA. Mint of Arles. Die axis is 12 o'clock. AS RIC VII, p.259, no.229.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 321
Date to: Circa AD 321

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.1 mm
Weight: 2.99 g
Diameter: 18.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 4th September 2018 - Tuesday 4th September 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Helen Fowler
Identified by: Ms Helen Fowler
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

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
Mint or issue place: Arelatum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head right.
Obverse inscription: IMP LICI - NIVS AVG

Reverse description: Wreath enclosing VOT/XX
Reverse inscription: D N LICINI AVGVSTI

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: -//SA
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VII p.259, no.229

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
To be known as: South Cambridgeshire District Area

Spatial coordinates

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

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