SUR-7CDFD3: Roman coin: Dupondius or as of Nero

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COIN

Unique ID: SUR-7CDFD3

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

A dupondius or as of Nero. Rev: Probably Victory alighting with wings outspread and holding a shield with the inscription SPQR

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 65
Date to: AD 65

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 7.42 g
Diameter: 26.86 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st October 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Identified by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 09.1159

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius or as
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Nero
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 3 [54-68]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: A laureate bust facing left
Obverse inscription: [IMP NERO CAESAR ...]

Reverse description: Probably Victory alighting with wings outspread and holding a shield with the inscription SPQR
Reverse inscription: SC - no legend

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Mole Valley (District)
Parish or ward: Brockham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ1950
Four figure Latitude: 51.236782
Four figure longitude: -0.296797
1:25K map: TQ1950
1:10K map: TQ15SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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