LVPL2395: Sestertius of Lucius Verus

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Unique ID: LVPL2395

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Sestertius of Lucius Verus

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 162
Date to: AD 163

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 2002

Personal details

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Ruler/issuer: Lucius Verus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 8 [161-180]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Head right, bare
Obverse inscription: IMP CAES L AVREL VERVS AVG

Reverse description: Verus in military dress on horse right, holding spear; in front, soldier with spear and shield; behind, three soldiers.
Reverse inscription: PROFECTIO AVG (in exergue), [TR P] II COS II [- S C]

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Craven (District)
Parish or ward: Hawkswick (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SD9669
Four figure Latitude: 54.116853
Four figure longitude: -2.062687
1:25K map: SD9669
1:10K map: SD96NE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Mattingly, H. and Sydenham, E.A. 1936 Roman Imperial Coinage: Augustus to Vitellius London Spink and Son Ltd 1321

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 19 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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