SUR-FCF462: Roman coin: Sestertius of Lucius Verus

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COIN

Unique ID: SUR-FCF462

Object type certainty: Certain
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A sestertius of Lucius Verus dating to the period AD 166 (Reece Period 8). Reverse type depicting Victory standing right attaching a shield with VIC/PAR to a palm tree, SC in the field. Mint of Rome. RIC 1456, Sear 5384. The coin commemorates victory over the Parthians.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 166
Date to: Circa AD 166

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 22.96 g
Diameter: 31.83 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Identified by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 13-203

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Lucius Verus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 8 [161-180]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse inscription: [L VERVS AVG ARM] PART[H MAX]

Reverse description: Victory standing right attaching a shield with VIC/PAR to a palm tree. SC in the field

Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Guildford (District)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ0248
Four figure Latitude: 51.222093
Four figure longitude: -0.540786
1:25K map: TQ0248
1:10K map: TQ04NW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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