DENO-8D96C8: Roman Coin: As of Lucius Verus

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Unique ID: DENO-8D96C8

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A copper alloy Roman as of Lucius Verus, dating to the period AD 161-163 (Reece Period 8). FORT RED TR POT [...] // COS II reverse type depicting Fortuna seated left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. Mint of Rome.

cf. RIC III 1354; cf BMC 1067ff.


Originally included as part of a scattered hoard (2011 T154), but now considered to be a separate loss.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder after being declared not Treasure

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2011T154


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 161
Date to: Exactly AD 163

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.94 g
Diameter: 24 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st January 2011 - Monday 31st January 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Alastair Willis
Identified by: Mr Alastair Willis

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E7243
Treasure case number: 2011T154

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: As
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Lucius Verus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 8 [161-180]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate, cuirassed bust right.
Obverse inscription: [IMP] CAES L AVREL VERVS AVG

Reverse description: Fortuna seated left, holding rudder and cornucopiae.
Reverse inscription: FOR[T RED TR POT ...// C]OS II

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • BMC : 1067ff
  • RIC : III 1354

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Bassetlaw (District)
To be known as: Everton

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Updated: 3 years ago

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