BM-40DDDE: Roman coin : sestertius of Lucius Verus (obverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: BM-40DDDE

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy sestertius of Lucius Verus, dating AD 161-163 (Reece Period 8). Reverse: FORT RED TR POT (II or III) COS II S C, Fortuna seated left, holding rudder and cornucopiae. Mint of Rome. RIC III, pp. 318-320, nos 1320 or 1346.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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: 19.43 g
Diameter: 32 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Vincent Drost
Identified by: Dr Vincent Drost

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
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: IMP CAES L AVREL [VERVS AV]G

Reverse description: Fortuna seated left, holding rudder and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: [TR POT (II or III) COS II S C], [FORT RED] in exergue

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: North Dorset (District)
To be known as: Spetisbury

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Updated: 3 years ago

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