PUBLIC-FB1953: PUBLIC-FB1953-copper alloy roman nummus of Licinius I

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-FB1953

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy Nummus of Licinius I (AD 308-324). Minted in London, obverse: Licinius I IMP LICINIVS P F AVG, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. reverse: SOLI INVI-CTO COMITI, T F in field, PLN in Exurge, Radiate Sol standing facing, head left, extending arm and holding globe. RIC VII, p. 102, no. 96; Cloke and Toone, p. 230, no. 8.08.021

Diameter 19.8mm, Weight 2.51gms


Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 308
Date to: Exactly AD 324

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.51 g
Diameter: 19.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 7th April 2019

Rally details.

This object was found at Spring Detectival 2019.

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr William Burleigh
Identified by: Mr William Burleigh

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
Mint or issue place: Londinium
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP LICINIVS P F AVG

Reverse description: T F in field, PLN in Exurge, Radiate Sol standing facing, head left, extending arm and holding globe
Reverse inscription: SOLI INVI-CTO COMITI

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Fourth Century reverse type: SOLI INVICTO COMITI
Reverse mint mark: T F//PLN
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Wycombe (District)
To be known as: Hambleden

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Recording Institution: PUBLIC
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