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COIN

Unique ID: WAW-936C22

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Copper alloy coin. As of Vespasian dating to AD 69-79 (Reece period 4). [AEQVITAS] AVGVSTI [S]-C reverse type depicting Aequitas standing left, holding scales and branch. Possibly RIC vol.2 no.1228.

Obverse description: Laureate head right.

Obverse inscription: [IMP] [CAES] [VESPASI]AN AVG COS VIII PP.

Diameter: 26mm. Thickness: 3mm. Die axis: 5.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 77
Date to: Exactly AD 78

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 8 g
Diameter: 26 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 31st March 2021

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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
Reece period: Period 4 [69-96]
Obverse description: Laureate, facing right.
Obverse inscription: [IMP] [CAES] [VESPASI]AN AVG COS VIII PP.

Reverse description: Aequitas standing left, holding scales and branch.
Reverse inscription: [AEQVITAS] AVGVSTI [S]-C

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
RIC Identifier: RIC II, Part 1 (second edition) Vespasian 1228
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : 2 1228

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Stratford-on-Avon (District)
Parish or ward: Kineton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3450
Four figure Latitude: 52.14724688
Four figure longitude: -1.50453522
1:25K map: SP3450
1:10K map: SP35SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WAW
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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