NARC-544F06: NARC-544F06 COIN

Rights Holder: Northamptonshire County Council
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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-544F06

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

Copper alloy sestersius of Vespasian (AD 69-79). Issued in 71 AD. Minted in Lyon.

Obverse: [IMP CAES VESPAS]IAN AVG P[M TR P P P COS III] laureate bust right

Reverse: SALVS AVGVSTA S-C, Salus seated left holding patera & sceptreA copper alloy dupondius of Vespasian (69-79 AD). Reverse is quite worn.

RIC reference: RIC 197

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: Regional importance

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 22.75 g
Diameter: 36 mm

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Vespasian
Reece period: Period 4 [69-96]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Obverse description: laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: [IMP CAES VESPAS]IAN AVG P[M TR P P P COS III]

Reverse description: Salus seated left holding patera & sceptreA copper alloy dupondius of Vespasian (69-79 AD).
Reverse inscription: SALVS AVGVSTA S-C

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: South Northamptonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Towcester (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP6848
Four figure Latitude: 52.126136
Four figure longitude: -1.008114
1:25K map: SP6848
1:10K map: SP64NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: NARC
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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