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Nummus: CM.6631-2007

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Ruler: Licinius I (308-24)
Ruler: Maximian (AD 286-305) (Inferred)
Mint: Cyzicus
State: Roman Empire

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Notes

History note: Ex Ritchie W. Post

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 23.38 mm
Image(width): 25.46 mm

Place(s) associated

  • Cyzicus

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2007-11-19) by The Post Family Trust

Dating

Circa 309 - Circa 310

Note

Mint mark A | * over MKV

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Die Axis 180 degrees Weight 6.28 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Laureate bust of Licinius right

  • Text: VAL LICINNIANVS LICINNIVS P F AVG
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Mars advancing right with shield and spear, trophy over shoulder

  • Text: VIRTVTI EXERCITVS
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.6631-2007
Primary reference Number: 166194
RIC: 6.588.60
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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