WMID-FBC232: wmid-fbc232: Roman coin: As of Lucilla

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-FBC232

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete struck / hammered copper alloy As of Lucilla (AD 164 to AD 169), dating to the period AD 164 to AD 169 (Reece period 8). SALVS S C Reverse type, depicting Salus standing left, feeding snake, twined around altar, and holding sceptre. Mint of Rome. RIC III, p354, #1761

Diameter: 22.84 mm
Thickness: 3.32 mm
Weight: 7.8 grams

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: 3.32 mm
Weight: 7.8 g
Diameter: 22.84 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 13th May 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finder's ref: 19

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: As
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Lucilla
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 8 [161-180]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Bare head, facing right
Obverse inscription: [ ]CILLA AVG[ ]

Reverse description: Female figure standing, feeding snake on altar. S & C to sides
Reverse inscription: [ ]S C

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: S C
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: Lichfield (District)
Parish or ward: Shenstone (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK0805
Four figure Latitude: 52.642684
Four figure longitude: -1.883206
1:25K map: SK0805
1:10K map: SK00NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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