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Unique ID: SF-6912F0

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

A very worn copper-alloy As of Vespasian (AD 69-79) dating to AD 71 (Reece period 4). Reverse: VICTORIA AVGVSTI S-C, Victory advancing left holding wreath and palm. Mint of Lugdunum. RIC vol. II (1st ed.) p. 75, no. 502, c.f also RIC vol. II (2nd ed) no. 1176-1177.

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: Exactly AD 71

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 7.97 g
Diameter: 26.62 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 6th July 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
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: Victory walking left holding wreath and palm
Reverse inscription: [VICTORIA] AVGV[STI] 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: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Euston

Spatial coordinates

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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