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A copper-alloy dupondius of Vespasian dating to the period AD 77 to 78 (Reece period 4). FORTVNA REDVCI SC reverse type . Lyon mint.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Bosworth battlefield
Subsequent action after recording: Part of an extant museum collection

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Bos 1521
Museum accession number: X.A119.2008.22.0

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: Laureate bust right, globe at base of bust
Obverse inscription: [...]
Reverse description: Fortuna standing left with rudder on globe and cornucapiae
Reverse inscription: [FORTVNA RE]DVCI SC
Status: Regular

A resized image of A dupondius of Vespasian

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Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands
County: Leicestershire
District: Hinckley And Bosworth
To be known as: Bosworth

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]

References cited

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Created: Wednesday 4th July 2012
Updated: Friday 6th July 2012

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