HESH-1331E1: Roman Coin: Dupondius of unknown emperor

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COIN

Unique ID: HESH-1331E1

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy as, probably of Hadrian and dating to the period AD 117 to 138.

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Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 117
Date to: Circa AD 137

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.3 mm
Weight: 11.96 g
Diameter: 29.2 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Peter Reavill
Identified by: Mr Peter Reavill
Secondary identifier: Dr Philippa Walton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: As
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Hadrian
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 6 [117-138]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: Three vertical elements, most likely military standards and eagle, possibly a deity
Reverse inscription: [...]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Richards Castle

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HESH
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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