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Unique ID: SF-1F26F4

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A worn copper-alloy as of Vespasian (AD 69-79), dating to the period c. AD 71-72 (Reece period 4). Reverse: S-C, Eagle standing front on globe, wings outstretched, head right. Mint of Lyon. Cf. RIC II (2nd ed.), p. 143, no. 1169 passim, p. 145, no. 1202.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 71
Date to: Circa AD 72

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 8.03 g
Diameter: 25.79 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 20th 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: Vespasian
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 4 [69-96]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Eagle facing on globe, head right
Reverse inscription: S-C

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Braintree (District)
To be known as: Bulmer

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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