BM-C16DA4: Roman coin: as or dupondius of Lucilla

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COIN

Unique ID: BM-C16DA4

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A worn copper-alloy Roman as or dupondius of Lucilla (AD 164-169), dating to the period AD 164-169 (Reece period 8). IVNO REGINA reverse type depicting Juno standing front, head left, holding patera in right hand over peacock left, and vertical sceptre in left hand, S-C in the field. Mint of Rome. As BMC p. 577, no. 1221.

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: 6.35 g
Diameter: 21 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 22nd July 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Mr Richard Ashford
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: RC 16/0546

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius or as
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: Illegbile

Reverse description: Juno standing front, head left, holding patera in right hand over peacock left, and vertical sceptre in left hand, S-C in the field
Reverse inscription: [IVNO REGINA]

Die axis measurement: 12 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: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: Huntingdonshire (District)
To be known as: Godmanchester Area

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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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