SF-983C65: Roman coin: dupondius, possibly of Vespasian

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-983C65

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

A worn copper-alloy dupondius, possibly of Vespasian, c.69-79 AD. Reverse: Female figure (Pax?) standing left holding branch/sceptre, sacrificing over an altar to left.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 69
Date to: Circa AD 79

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 9.25 g
Diameter: 26.56 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 27th August 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius
Denomination qualifier: Probably
Ruler/issuer: Vespasian
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 4 [69-96]
Obverse description: Radiate(?) bust right
Obverse inscription: []CA[]

Reverse description: Female figure (Pax?) standing left holding branch/sceptre, sacrificing over an altar to left
Reverse inscription: []

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Lidgate

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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