SOM-B6E996: Roman coin: dupondius or as of unclear emperor

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-B6E996

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

Roman copper alloy dupondius or as of unclear emperor, reverse type and mint, 1-250 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 250

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 26.4 mm
Width: 21.1 mm
Thickness: 2.9 mm
Weight: 7.68 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 2nd January 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC reciept 22020

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: Head facing right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Unclear
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
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: Charlton Horethorne

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: Grassland, Heathland

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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