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Nummus: CM.6639-2007

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Licinius I (308-24) (Ruler)
Inferred Constantine I The Great (AD 306-37) (Ruler)
Heraclea Lucania (Mint)
Roman Empire (State)
Heracleia (Mint)


History note: Ex Ritchie W. Post, from the F. Martin Post Collection, bt for $30.00

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 19.17 mm
Image(width): 20.25 mm

Place(s) associated

  • Heracleia

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 317


Mint mark MHT and DeltA

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Die Axis 0 degrees Weight 3.17 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Laureate bust of Licinius left with globe, sceptre and mappa

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Camp gate with three turrets, no doors, in six layers

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.6639-2007
Primary reference Number: 166202
RIC: 7.545.17 var.
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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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