LON-7623F5: Roman copper alloy coin: As of Agrippa

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COIN

Unique ID: LON-7623F5

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

A Roman copper alloy As of Agrippa, struck under Caligula, dating to 37 to 41 AD (Reece Issue 1; RIC I, 58). It measures 28.2mm diameter x 3.0mm thickness and weighs 9.93g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 37
Date to: Exactly AD 41

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3 mm
Weight: 9.93 g
Diameter: 28.2 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Kath Creed
Identified by: Miss Kath Creed

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: As
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Caligula
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 1 [Pre AD 41]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Head left wearing rostral crown
Obverse inscription: M . AGRIPPA . L . F . COS . III

Reverse description: Neptune standing facing, head left, naked except for cloak draped behind him & over both arms, holding small dolphin in right hand & vertical trident in left.
Reverse inscription: S-C

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: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: Tower Hamlets (London Borough)
Parish or ward: Limehouse (London Borough Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3580
Four figure Latitude: 51.50281974
Four figure longitude: -0.05635779
1:25K map: TQ3580
1:10K map: TQ38SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found on the Thames foreshore
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LON
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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