NCL-F46496:

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COIN

Unique ID: NCL-F46496

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman sestertius of Vespasian (AD 69-79), dating to the period c.AD 77-78 (Reece period 4). [SALVS] AVGVSTA, S C reverse type depicting Salus seated left holding patera and sceptre. Mint of Lyon. As RIC II (2nd ed.), p. 146, no. 1208.

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: 2.01 mm
Weight: 20.58 g
Diameter: 33.66 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Andrew Agate
Identified by: Mr Andrew Agate
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sestertius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Vespasian
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: IMP [CAES VESPAS]IAN AVG P [M TR P P P COS VIII]

Reverse description: Salus seated left holding patera and sceptre
Reverse inscription: [SALVS] AVGVSTA, S C (in exergue)

Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
RIC Identifier: RIC II, Part 1 (second edition) Vespasian 1208
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : II (2nd ed.) p. 146, no. 1208

Spatial metadata

Region: North East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Sunderland (Metropolitan District)
District: Sunderland (Metropolitan District)
Parish or ward: Washington North (Metropolitan District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NZ3359
Four figure Latitude: 54.924605
Four figure longitude: -1.48662898
1:25K map: NZ3359
1:10K map: NZ35NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: metal detecting

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: NCL
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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