SOM-6D2A24: SOM-6D2A24: Roman coin: As of Augustus

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-6D2A24

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper alloy dupondius or as of Augustus dating to 15 BC (Reece Period 1). C PLOTIVS RVFVS IIIVIR AAAFF reverse type depicting the legend around S C. Mint of Rome. RIC I (rev.ed.), p.71, no. 388 or 389.

Diameter: 25.73mm, Thickness: 2.19mm, Weight: 7.93g

Notes:

Published in Burnett (2013:195, fig. 5).

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: Regional importance

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly 15 BC
Date to: Circa 15 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.19 mm
Weight: 7.93 g
Diameter: 25.73 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 24th July 2010

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Anna Booth
Identified by: Ms Anna Booth
Secondary identifier: Dr Victoria Gyori

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Crewkerne Finds Day (24-07-10

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: Augustus
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 1 [Pre AD 41]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bare head right
Obverse inscription: [AVGVSTVS TRIBVNIC] POTEST

Reverse description: In centre S C
Reverse inscription: [C PLOTIV]S RVFVS IIIVIR AAAFF

Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

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: Crewkerne

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Other chance find
Discovery circumstances: Found during 1940s during the construction of a road
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Other

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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