FAPJW-426D56: A dupondius of Vespasian

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COIN

Unique ID: FAPJW-426D56

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

A copper-alloy dupondius of Vespasian dating to the period AD 77 to 78 (Reece period 4). FORTVNA REDVCI SC reverse type . Lyon mint.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Bosworth battlefield
Subsequent action after recording: Part of an extant museum collection

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Personal details

Recorded by: Dr Philippa Walton
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Bos 1521
Museum accession number: X.A119.2008.22.0

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: Laureate bust right, globe at base of bust
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: Fortuna standing left with rudder on globe and cornucapiae
Reverse inscription: [FORTVNA RE]DVCI SC

Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Hinckley and Bosworth (District)
To be known as: Bosworth

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Bosworth survey
Current location: Bosworth battlefield

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: FAPJW
Created: Wednesday 4th July 2012
Updated: Friday 6th July 2012

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