WMID-AB6701: Roman coin: sesterius of Lucius Verus (161-169)

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Unique ID: WMID-AB6701

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Roman coin: a copper alloy sestertius of Lucius Verus (161-169), minted between December 161 and December 162. Reverse type: CONCORD. AVGVSTOR TRP I SC [COS II IN EX] Reece Period: 8 Reference: RIC III, p.318, no.1389 Diameter: 31.8mm Weight: 19.2g

Notes:

Leamington Area Villa Site

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 161
Date to: AD 162

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 19.2 g
Diameter: 31.6 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: img 2867

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Lucius Verus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 8 [161-180]
Obverse description: Laureate bust facing right.
Obverse inscription: IMP. CAES. L. AVREL. VERVS.

Reverse description: Marcus and Verus standing with clasped hands.
Reverse inscription: CONCORD. AVGVSTOR TRP I SC [COS II IN EX]

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Warwick (District)
To be known as: Leamington Spa finds

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

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Updated: 11 years ago

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