DENO-0399A2: Roman coin; dupondius or as

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Unique ID: DENO-0399A2

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

Roman coin; probable dupondius or as, AD43-260. Extremely worn and corroded but very high relief bust. Diameter 21.1mm, thickness 2.5mm, weight 2.79g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 260

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.5 mm
Weight: 2.79 g
Diameter: 21.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st January 2009 - Friday 20th August 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Rachel Atherton
Identified by: Ms Rachel Atherton

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E7104

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
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Unclear head, right?
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Standing draped figure, right arm outstretched
Reverse inscription: Illegible

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Derbyshire (County)
District: South Derbyshire (District)
To be known as: Radbourne

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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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Audit data

Recording Institution: DENO
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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