DOR-F971EB: Roman coin

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COIN

Unique ID: DOR-F971EB

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A corroded copper-alloy Roman as of Nero (AD 54-68), dating to the period c.AD 64-67 (Reece period 3). S C reverse type depicting Victory flying left holding shield in both hands inscribed SPQR. Possibly mint of Lyon. Cf. RIC I (2nd ed.), p. 176, no. 423 passim for the reverse type.

Diameter: 25.82 mm
Weight: 5.65 g
Thickness: 2.21 mm
Die axis: 6 or 12

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 64
Date to: Circa AD 67

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.21 mm
Weight: 5.65 g
Diameter: 25.82 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: As
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Nero
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 3 [54-68]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Possibly
Obverse description: Bare head left
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Victory flying left holding shield inscribed [SPQR]
Reverse inscription: S C

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: West Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Cattistock (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SY5999
Four figure Latitude: 50.78910987
Four figure longitude: -2.58301759
1:25K map: SY5999
1:10K map: SY59NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: DOR
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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