BH-4D9725: Roman coin: Dupondius of Trajan (possibly)

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-4D9725

Object type certainty: Certain
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A heavily worn and slightly corroded Roman coin - possibly a Dupondius of Trajan. Measures 24.7mm diameter by 3.1mm thick and weighs 11.06g.

Class: Dupondius (possibly)

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: with finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 98
Date to: AD 117

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.1 mm
Weight: 11.06 g
Diameter: 24.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 10th October 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr Richard Garner

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 05/195 - 16

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius
Denomination qualifier: Possibly
Ruler/issuer: Trajan
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Reece period: Period 5 [96-117]
Obverse description: (Radiate) head right.
Obverse inscription: Illegible.

Reverse description: No remaining detail.
Reverse inscription: No lettering visible.

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Shillington

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: with finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BH
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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