DOR-744369: Roman coin: nummus of Licinius I

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Unique ID: DOR-744369

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A copper alloy nummus of Licinius I (AD 308-324 ) dating to 307 - 318 (Reece period 15). GENIO POP ROM, Genius standing facing with corn measure and cornucopia reverse. Mint of London.
Mint mark: S/F/PLN
Reference: RIC VII no. 3
Date: Roman
Diameter: 19.64 mm
Thickness: 1.34 mm
Weight: 1.51 g
Die axis: 6

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 307
Date to: Circa AD 318

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.34 mm
Weight: 1.51 g
Diameter: 19.64 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rachel Mowbray
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS 017517

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
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust facing right laureate and cuirassed
Obverse inscription: IMP LICINIVS PF AVG

Reverse description: Genius standing left holding cornucopia etc
Reverse inscription: GENIO POP ROM

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO POP ROM
Reverse mint mark: S/F/PLN
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : VII 3

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Codford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST9841
Four figure Latitude: 51.16823946
Four figure longitude: -2.02998525
1:25K map: ST9841
1:10K map: ST94SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DOR
Created: 11 months ago
Updated: 10 months ago

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