SUSS-1C7583: Roman coin: dupondius or as of unclear emperor

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COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-1C7583

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

Roman copper alloy dupondius or as of unclear emperor, reverse type and mint, 1-260 AD

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 1
Date to: Circa AD 260

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.9 mm
Weight: 9.5 g
Diameter: 26.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 26th June 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett
Secondary identifier: Ms Laura Burnett

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: Uncertain - 1st-mid 3rd century
Obverse description: Head facing right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Figure seated facing left, right arm outstretched
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Arun (District)
To be known as: Near Goring by Sea

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: SUSS
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 9 years ago

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