PUBLIC-6F50A4: Roman coin

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-6F50A4

Object type certainty: Certain
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A slightly worn copper-alloy Roman dupondius of Nero (AD 54-68), dating to the period AD 66 (Reece period 3). [VICTORIA] AVGVSTI, S C reverse type depicting Victory walking left holding wreath and palm. Mint of Lyon. As RIC 1 (2nd ed.), p. 181, no. 523.

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Subsequent action after recording: Finder applying for an export licence

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 66
Date to: Circa AD 66

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 12.6 g
Diameter: 28.16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 19th March 2017

Rally details.

This object was found at Weekend Wanderers - Americans Bucks/Oxon Spring 2017

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: 22

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Nero
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 3 [54-68]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate bust left
Obverse inscription: IMP NERO CAESAR AVG P MAX TR P [P P]

Reverse description: Victory walking left holding wreath and palm.
Reverse inscription: [VICTORIA]-AVGVSTI, S C

Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
RIC Identifier: RIC I (second edition) Nero 523
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

  • RIC : I (2nd ed.) p. 181, no. 523

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Adur (District)
To be known as: Coombes

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Weekend Wanderers American Detecting Holidays
General landuse: Cultivated land

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Recording Institution: PUBLIC
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Updated: 4 years ago

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