DOR-6B8F85: Roman coin: Dupondius or As of Marcus Aurelius as Caesar

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COIN

Unique ID: DOR-6B8F85

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Dupondius or As of Marcus Aurelius as Caesar, struck in the reign of Antoninus Pius (AD 138-161) dating to AD 159-160 (Reece period 7). Reverse type illegible depicting Mars advancing right with spear and trophy.
Reference: RIC Vol. III, cf. No. 1354
Date: Roman
Diameter: 23.86 mm
Weight: 7.27 g
Die axis: 6

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 159
Date to: Circa AD 160

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 7.27 g
Diameter: 23.86 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 14th February 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS Entry 020637

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: Marcus Aurelius (as Caesar)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Head, right, bare headed
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: Mars advancing right with spear and trophy
Reverse inscription: [TR POT --- C]O[S ---} SC

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : III cf. 1354

Spatial metadata

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

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: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DOR
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 11 months ago

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