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Unique ID: DOR-55779C

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy nummus of Licinius (Ad 317 - 324) dating to AD 320 (Reece period 16). VIRTVS EXERCIT (two captives seated under trophy) reverse. Mint of Trier.
Mint mark: *//.PTR
Reference: RIC VII No. 250
Diameter: 20.08 mm
Weight: 2.52 g
Die axis: 12

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 320
Date to: Circa AD 320

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.48 mm
Weight: 2.52 g
Diameter: 20.08 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Sarah Kelman
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS 017582

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 16 [317-330]
Mint or issue place: Trier
Obverse description: Bust, right, helmeted, cuirassed
Obverse inscription: LICINIVS P AVG

Reverse description: Two captives seated under trophy
Reverse inscription: VIRTVS EXERCIT

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: VIRTVS EXERCIT
Reverse mint mark: *//.PTR
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VII 250

Spatial metadata

County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: North Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Tarrant Monkton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST9307
Four figure Latitude: 50.86246434
Four figure longitude: -2.10083098
1:25K map: ST9307
1:10K map: ST90NW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DOR
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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