NCL-3FE8D4: Roman coin:Dupondius of Vespasian

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Unique ID: NCL-3FE8D4

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A dupondius of Vespasian dating to the period AD 77 to 78. PAX AVG reverse type. Mint of Lyon. cf. RIC II (2nd edition) p. 146, no. 1219. This appears to be a rare coin. The British Museum would like to acquire it.

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: For inclusion in British Numismatic Journal ‘Coin Register’

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 77
Date to: Circa AD 78

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 10.43 g
Diameter: 27 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Philippa Walton
Identified by: Dr Philippa Walton

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Vespasian
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 4 [69-96]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate head left
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: Pax standing left holding branch and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: [PAX AVG] SC

Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: South Kesteven (District)
Parish or ward: Ancaster (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK9542
Four figure Latitude: 52.966956
Four figure longitude: -0.586951
1:25K map: SK9542
1:10K map: SK94SE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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