SOM-95B4B4: SOM-95B4B4: Roman coin: as or dupondius, possibly of Claudius

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Unique ID: SOM-95B4B4

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

Copper alloy as or dupondius, of Vespasian, reverse illegible, mint illegible, AD. 41-54.

Diameter: 26.85mm, Weight: 5.95g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 69
Date to: AD 96

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 5.95 g
Diameter: 26.85 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 6th April 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Booth
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Entry 020437

Materials and construction

Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius or as
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Vespasian
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Reece period: Period 4 [69-96]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Bust right
Obverse inscription: Illeg.

Reverse description: Illeg.
Reverse inscription: Illeg.

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: Illeg.
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
To be known as: Kingsdon

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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Updated: 8 years ago

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