FAKL-4F2722: Roman copper alloy coin

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COIN

Unique ID: FAKL-4F2722

Object type certainty: Probably
Workflow status: Published Find published

A worn copper-alloy Roman probable duponsius of Vespasian (AD 69-79), dating to the period AD 69-79 (Reece period 4). [...] AVG, [S] C reverse type depicting uncertain standing female figure left, possibly Pax or similar. Probably mint of Lyon. cf. RIC II (2nd ed.), p.144, no. 1191 passim for similar types. Diameter: 26.3mm; Weight: 8.36g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 69
Date to: Circa AD 79

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 8.3 g
Diameter: 26.3 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Kevin Leahy
Identified by: Dr Kevin Leahy
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SWY 517

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius
Denomination qualifier: Probably
Ruler/issuer: Vespasian
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 4 [69-96]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Radiate(?) head right
Obverse inscription: [...]R VESPASIAN A[...]

Reverse description: Uncertain standing female figure left, possibly Pax or similar
Reverse inscription: [...] AVG, [S] C

Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Selby (District)
Parish or ward: Beal (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE5224
Four figure Latitude: 53.70984112
Four figure longitude: -1.21366885
1:25K map: SE5224
1:10K map: SE52SW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Metal detecting

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: FAKL
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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