SF-DF8F3B: Roman coin: dupondius of Titus.

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Unique ID: SF-DF8F3B

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman dupondius of Titus (AD 79-81), struck under Vespasian (AD 69-79), dating to the period c.AD 77-78 (Reece Period 4). ROMA, S C reverse type depicting Roma seated left on cuirass with wreath and parazonium, behind shields. Mint of Lyon. As RIC II (2nd ed.), p. 148, no. 1263.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 77
Date to: Circa AD 78

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.38 mm
Weight: 8.3 g
Diameter: 27.45 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 13th December 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Titus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 4 [69-96]
Mint or issue place: Lugdunum
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: [...]TR P COS VI CENS[OR]

Reverse description: Roma seated left on cuirass with wreath and parazonium, behind shields
Reverse inscription: ROMA (in exergue), S C

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

Coin references

  • RIC : II (2nd ed.) p. 148, no. 1263.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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