LVPL-74665E:

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-74665E

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman sestertius of Lucilla (AD 164-169), dating to the period AD 164-169 (Reece period 8). [PI]E[TA]S, S C reverse type depicting Pietas draped standing front, head left, sacrificing out of a patera over an altar. Mint of Rome. As BMC nos. 1209-1211; RIC III, p.353, no. 1755.

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: 17.4 g
Diameter: 27 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st July 2017 - Monday 3rd July 2017

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: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Lucilla
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Draped bust right.
Obverse inscription: LVCILLA-AVGVSTA

Reverse description: Pietas draped standing front, head left, sacrificing out of a patera over an altar
Reverse inscription: [PI]E[TA]S, S C

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • BMC : nos. 1209-1211
  • RIC : III p.353, no. 1755

Spatial metadata

Region: Wales (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Flintshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Flintshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Cilcain

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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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