LEIC-1FAAC3: Roman copper alloy As of Vespasian

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Unique ID: LEIC-1FAAC3

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman copper alloy As of Vespasian, Eagle reverse, Lyon mint?, 69-79 (RIC322).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 3.1 g
Diameter: 26 mm

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
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: As
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Vespasian
Reece period: Period 4 [69-96]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: right facing laureate bust
Obverse inscription: [IMP CAES VESPASIAN AVG COSIII]

Reverse description: eagle standing on globe, SC in field but reversed.

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: found many years ago.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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