DUR-C72F07: Sestertius of Lucilla- DUR-C72F07

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COIN

Unique ID: DUR-C72F07

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy sestertius of Lucilla, 164-9, minted in Rome.

Obv; Draped bust right; LVCILLA AVGVSTA

Rev; Ceres holding two corn ears and torch, seated right on cista mystica from which issues a snake; [CERES] S C

RIC III, p.352, no.1728

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 164
Date to: Circa AD 169

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.61 mm
Weight: 19.7 g
Diameter: 29.58 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 30th January 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Identified by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Lucilla
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 8 [161-180]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Draped bust right
Obverse inscription: LVCILLA AVGVSTA

Reverse description: Ceres holding two corn ears and toch, seated right on cista mystica from which issues a snake
Reverse inscription: [CERES] S C

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : III p. 352, no. 1728

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Hayton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE8145
Four figure Latitude: 53.894857
Four figure longitude: -0.76889
1:25K map: SE8145
1:10K map: SE84NW
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DUR
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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