LVPL-85F032:

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-85F032

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Roman dupondius of Nero (AD 54-68), dating to the period AD 65 (Reece period 3). VICTORIA AVGVSTI, S C reverse type depicting Victory walking left holding wreath and palm, II in exergue. Mint of Lyon. As RIC I (2nd ed.), p. 175, no. 412.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 65

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 11.64 g
Diameter: 29.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 13th October 2018 - Sunday 21st October 2018

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Nero
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 3 [54-68]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate bust left
Obverse inscription: NER[O CLAVD] CAESAR AVG G[ERM] [...]

Reverse description: Victory walking left holding wreath and palm
Reverse inscription: VICTORIA-AVGVSTI, S C

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
RIC Identifier: RIC I (second edition) Nero 412
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: Metheringham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 8 months ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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