LVPL-977B9C: Roman as Claudian copy

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Unique ID: LVPL-977B9C

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

A copper alloy contemporary copy of a Claudian as.

Reverse: S C; worn standing figure.

This coin is possibly a copy of the 'Minerva' as (RIC 1(2) (Claudius), 100).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 4.9 g
Diameter: 23 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st April 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Secondary identifier: Dr David Shotter

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: As
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Claudius
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 2 [41-54]
Obverse description: Laureate head right.

Reverse description: Worn figure, possibly of Minerva standing.
Reverse inscription: S C

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Little Stanney

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found while metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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