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Unique ID: SUR-89CF85

Object type certainty: Certain
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A heavily worn copper-alloy Roman as of Vespasian (AD 69-79), dating to AD 71 (Reece Period 4). Probably [FELICITAS PV](BLICA) S C reverse type depicting Felicitas standing left, holding caduceus and cornucopiae. Mint of Rome. As RIC II, Part 1, Vespasian 299.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 71
Date to: Exactly AD 71

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.6 mm
Weight: 9.2 g
Diameter: 28.1 mm

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: As
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Vespasian
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust of Vespasian, laureate, right.
Obverse inscription: [...]ESPASIAN AVG C[...]

Reverse description: Felicitas standing left, holding caduceus and cornucopiae.
Reverse inscription: [...](BLICA) S C

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : II Part I Vespasian 299

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Wycombe (District)
Parish or ward: Hambleden (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU7790
Four figure Latitude: 51.60358447
Four figure longitude: -0.88958399
1:25K map: SU7790
1:10K map: SU79SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Updated: 7 months ago

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