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Unique ID: SF-F2F505

Object type certainty: Probably
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A very worn and corroded copper-alloy As of Nero (AD 54-68) dating to c. AD 66-67 (Reece period 4). Reverse: S C, Victory flying left holding shield inscribed SPQR. Mint of Lyon. C.f RIC vol. I, p. 182, 185, nos. 543 and 605. C.f also SOM-5EF531 for an identical coin recorded on the PAS database.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 66
Date to: Circa AD 67

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 6.91 g
Diameter: 28.31 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 18th July 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss

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: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

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

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
To be known as: Castle Camps

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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