LEIC-3B7156: Roman copper alloy Dupondius

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-3B7156

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman copper alloy dupondius of Vespasian, Rome, 69-79.

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 69
Date to: AD 79

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.5 mm
Weight: 12.51 g
Diameter: 28 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st January 2000

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Vespasian
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 4 [69-96]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: right facing radiate bust
Obverse inscription: [V]ESPASIANAVGCOSIIII

Reverse description: standing female figure
Reverse inscription: D[.]VC[..]?

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: not present

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Charnwood (District)
To be known as: Wymeswold

Spatial coordinates


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

References cited

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Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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