BM-531F17: Roman coin: sestertius of Lucilla

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COIN

Unique ID: BM-531F17

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A worn copper-alloy Roman sestertius of Lucilla (AD 164-169) dating to the period AD 164-169 (Reece period 8). IVNONI [LVCINAE] reverse type depicting Juno seated left holding flower in right hand, and swaddled infant in left, S[C] in exergue. Mint of Rome. As BMC 1155.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 164
Date to: Circa AD 169

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 24.29 g
Diameter: 31 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 1985

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Lucilla
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 8 [161-180]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Draped bust right
Obverse inscription: LVCILLAE AVG-ANTONINI AVG F

Reverse description: Juno seated left holding flower in right hand, and swaddled infant in left, S[C] in exergue
Reverse inscription: IVNONI [LVCINAE]

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: Fenland (District)
To be known as: Stonea Grange

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
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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