PUBLIC-4CAE38: A Dupondius of Antoninus Pius AD 138-161

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-4CAE38

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper alloy dupondius of the emperor Antoninus Pius dating to the period AD 138-161 (Reece Period 7). The obverse depicts a head or bust facing right. The reverse is illegible. Mint of Rome.

Notes:

Identified by Dr Sam Moorhead

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Donated to a museum

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 138
Date to: Circa AD 161

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 9 g
Diameter: 24 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 14th April 2012

Personal details

Recorded by: Mr David Calow
Identified by: Mr David Calow
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: FLE 12 278

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Antoninus Pius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Head/bust right
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: illegible

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Guildford (District)
To be known as: Flexford

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector during controlled archaeological investigation
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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