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Unique ID: HAMP-3FE736

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy dupondius of Antoninus Pius (138-61), LIBERTAS COS IIII, Mint of Rome, AD154-5. RIC III, no. 933; Walker, Bath, pp. 297 & 316


This coin comes from an issue that was apparently struck in Rome especially for use in Britain. David Walker, in his Bath Report, calls this and other coins of the same period "Coins of British Association". 11 coins of this particular type were found in the Sacred Spring at Bath. See Walker, Bath, p. 290ff

Coin of British Association: Antoninus Libertas

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 154
Date to: AD 155

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 9.72 g
Diameter: 25 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 21st March 2005

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Jodi Puls
Identified by: Mrs Jodi Puls

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finder's Ref. 44

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Antoninus Pius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Obverse description: Radiate head right
Obverse inscription: ... [ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P XVIII]

Reverse description: Libertas standing left, holding pileus and sceptre
Reverse inscription: [LIBERTAS COS IIII], S C

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Test Valley (District)
To be known as: Nether Wallop CP

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 11 months ago

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