SOM-13D084: A Roman coin: nummus of Licinius I

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-13D084

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper alloy nummus of Licinius I (AD 308-324), dating to the period c.AD 313-315 (Reece period 15). GENIO POP ROM reverse type depicting Genius standing left holding patera and cornucopiae. Mint of Trier. As RIC vol. VII, p. 168, no. 58.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 309
Date to: Exactly AD 310

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2 g
Diameter: 20 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 8th October 2018 - Wednesday 8th January 2020

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Edward Caswell
Identified by: Mr Edward Caswell

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC Receipt 017842

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: Trier
Obverse description: Laureate and curiassed bust facing right
Obverse inscription: IMP LICINIVS P F AVG

Reverse description: Turreted genius standing facing left with cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: [GENI]O POP ROM

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Fourth Century reverse type: GENIO POP ROM
Reverse mint mark: [T]-F//[PT]R
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : VII Trier 58

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: Mendip (District)
To be known as: Westbury

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
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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