BUC-3F55C8: Copper alloy coin of Vespasian

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COIN

Unique ID: BUC-3F55C8

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy as of Vespasian dating to AD 71 (Reece period 4). FORTVNAE REDVCI reverse type depicting Fortuna standing left, with branch and rudder on globe and cornucopiae. Mint of Rome. RIC II, Pt I p. 79, no. 302.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Retained by finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.55 mm
Weight: 9.44 g
Diameter: 26.86 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 6th March 2007

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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]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Head, Laureate, Right
Obverse inscription: IM[P CAES VE]SPASIAN AVG COS [III]

Reverse description: Fortune standing left holding rudder placed on globe and cornucopia
Reverse inscription: FORTVNAE [RE]DVCI SC in field

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Chiltern (District)
To be known as: Chenies

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: Retained by finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BUC
Created: 15 years ago
Updated: 9 years ago

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