LEIC-9366CB: Roman coin: dupondius of Valerian

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-9366CB

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman as of Trajan Decius (AD 249-251), dating to the period c.AD 249-251 (Reece period 12). LIBERALITAS AVG, S C, reverse type depicting Liberalitas standing left holding abacus and cornucopiae. Mint of Rome. As RIC IV.3, p.136, no. 120. 

The coin is in fair condition, is 24mmin diameter and weighs 5.41g.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: With finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 249
Date to: Circa AD 251

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 5.41 g
Diameter: 24 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 29th November 2016

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2607

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: As
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Trajan Decius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 12 [238-260]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate (and cuirassed?) bust right
Obverse inscription: IMP C M Q TRAIANVS DECIVS AVG

Reverse description: Liberalitas standing left holding abacus and cornucopiae
Reverse inscription: LIBERALITAS AVG, S C

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
RIC Identifier: RIC IV Trajan Decius 120
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : IV.3 p.136, no. 120

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
Parish or ward: Hoby with Rotherby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6717
Four figure Latitude: 52.74647837
Four figure longitude: -1.00890385
1:25K map: SK6717
1:10K map: SK61NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Whilst searching with a metal detector
Current location: With finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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