SOM-A21184: Roman coin: dupondius or as of Hadrian

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Unique ID: SOM-A21184

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman copper alloy dupondius or as of Hadrian (117-138), unclear reverse type (standing female figure), minted at Rome, AD 117-161.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 117
Date to: Circa AD 161

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.1 mm
Weight: 16.48 g
Diameter: 30.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 15th March 2012

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 20739

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: Hadrian
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 6 [117-138]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Head facing right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Standing female figure
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: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: Sedgemoor (District)
To be known as: Chedzoy

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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

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