LANCUM-A07A86: LANCUM-A07A86: Early Roman as or dupondius, ruler illegible

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Unique ID: LANCUM-A07A86

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Early Roman dupondius or as dating from c. AD41-250.


Just possibly an Antonine bust.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Post AD 41
Date to: Ante AD 250

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 28 mm
Width: 28 mm
Weight: 8.54 g
Diameter: 28 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st July 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius or as
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Antonine (uncertain)
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: unclear bust
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: illegible
Reverse inscription: illegible

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Reverse mint mark: illegible
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Lancaster (District)
To be known as: Kendal

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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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