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Unique ID: NCL-3FE8D4

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find validated and published by finds advisers

A dupondius of Vespasian dating to the period AD 77 to 78. PAX AVG reverse type. Mint of Lyon. cf. RIC II (2nd edition) p. 146, no. 1219. This appears to be a rare coin. The British Museum would like to acquire it.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Period to: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 77
Date to: Circa AD 78

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 10.43 g
Diameter: 27 mm
Quantity: 1

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Philippa Walton - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Dr Philippa Walton - [view all attributed records]

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Complete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Vespasian [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Reece period: Period 4 [69-96] [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Mint or issue place: Lyon (Lugdunum) [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Obverse description: Radiate head left
Obverse inscription: [...]
Reverse description: Pax standing left holding branch and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: [PAX AVG] SC
Status: Regular

A resized image of Roman coin:Dupondius of Vespasian

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Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands
County: Lincolnshire
District: South Kesteven
Parish: Ancaster

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK9542
Four figure Latitude: 52.966956 Four figure longitude: -0.586951
1:25K map: SK9542
1:10K map: SK94SE
WOEID: 26349711
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]

Adjacent Domesday Book places

Domesday data within 2 km of discovery point is surfaced via the excellent Open Domesday website.

References cited

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Created: Friday 4th May 2012
Updated: Friday 4th May 2012

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