NLM-94FC21: Roman Coin: Nummus of Licinius

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-94FC21

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy coin. Nummus of Licinius (308-324), Genio Pop Rom issue of 308-317, Reece period 15

Obverse description: Bust laureate cuirassed right.

Obverse inscription: IMP LICINIV[---]AVG

Reverse description: Genius standing left with patera in right hand and cornucopiae in left arm; star in right field.

Reverse inscription: GEN[IO P]OP ROM

In exergue: PLG

Diameter: 22.1mm, Weight: 2.75gms, die axis: 6

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 308
Date to: Exactly AD 317

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.75 g
Diameter: 22.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 16th December 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM41426

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
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: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust laureate cuirassed right
Obverse inscription: IMP LICINIV[---]AVG

Reverse description: Genius standing left with patera in right hand and cornucopiae in left arm; star in right field
Reverse inscription: GEN[IO P]OP ROM

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO POP ROM
Reverse mint mark: In exergue: PLG; star in right field
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Gainsthorpe

Spatial coordinates


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: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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