SF-314ABF: Roman coin: as of an uncertain ruler

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-314ABF

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A Roman copper-alloy dupondiu or as of an uncertain ruler dating to circa AD 41-260. Uncertain reverse type. Unclear mint.  There might be traces of the ends of a radiate crown on the bust, hence denoting a dupondius.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 41
Date to: Circa AD 260

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.2 mm
Weight: 5.36 g
Diameter: 23.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st January 2020 - Thursday 31st December 2020

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: WMH58

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete
Surface Treatment: Incised or engraved or chased

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius or as
Denomination qualifier: Probably
Ruler/issuer: Uncertain - 1st-mid 3rd century
Obverse description: Unclear head right
Obverse inscription: [ ]

Reverse description: Illegible
Reverse inscription: [ ]

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 9 months ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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