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COIN

Unique ID: SF-38F430

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

A worn copper-alloy dupondius of Vespasian (AD 69-79) dating to c. AD 71-73 (Reece period 4). S C, Victory flying left, holding shield inscribed SPQR. Mint of Lugdunum. RIC II, pp. 72/102, nos. 478 or 743.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 71
Date to: Circa AD 73

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 7.1 g
Diameter: 26.43 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 20th March 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 15a

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Vespasian
Reece period: Period 4 [69-96]
Obverse description: Radiate bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]AESAR VE[...]

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

Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Gislingham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
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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