LVPL-8DBE40: Roman sestertius

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Unique ID: LVPL-8DBE40

Object type certainty: Certain
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A very worn copper-alloy Roman coin, probably a dupondius of Nero (AD 54-68), dating to the period AD 54-68 (Reece period 3). Reverse type is illegible. Uncertain mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 54
Date to: Circa AD 68

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 11.9 g
Diameter: 30 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st August 2013 - Friday 30th August 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius
Denomination qualifier: Probably
Ruler/issuer: Nero
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 3 [54-68]
Obverse description: Radiate(?) bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Illegible
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse mint mark: []//[]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: High Legh

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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