CORN-750505: nummus of Licinius (obverse)

Rights Holder: Royal Institution of Cornwall
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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-750505

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A Roman nummus of Licinius (AD 308-24), Reece period 15, GENIO POP ROM reverse type depicting Genius standing left holding patera in right hand and cornucopiae in left. Mint mark S / F // PLN for Londinium dating from AD 313-314. Cf. RIC VII, p.97, no.3

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 313
Date to: Exactly AD 314

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 3.35 g
Diameter: 23 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st June 2018 - Saturday 30th June 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Caroline Dudley
Identified by: Ms Caroline Dudley
Secondary identifier: Ms Anna Tyacke

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
Reece period: Period 15 [296-317]
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate and cuirassed bust facing right
Obverse inscription: IMP LICINIVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Genius standing left holding a patera in right hand and cornucopiae in left.
Reverse inscription: GENIO-POP ROM S / F // PLN

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO POP ROM
Reverse mint mark: PLN
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VII, no.3

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SX3092
Four figure Latitude: 50.70272521
Four figure longitude: -4.40878441
1:25K map: SX3092
1:10K map: SX32NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: 11 days ago
Updated: 9 days ago

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