CAM-23C225: Roman Coin : Limesfalsum of a Roman coin, probably a Dupondius, of Antoninus Pius

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Unique ID: CAM-23C225

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy contemporary copy - Limesfalsum of a Roman coin, probably a Dupondius, of Antoninus Pius. AD138-161, (Reece period 7). Reverse legend reads [...], S C. Reverse shows Unclear female standing figure. Mint unknown.

Obverse shows, possibly radiate head right. Obverse legend is illegible. Condition is fair, die axis is 12 o'clock, weight is 5.57g, diameter is 21.6mm.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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: 5.57 g
Diameter: 21.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 16th September 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Helen Fowler
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius
Denomination qualifier: Probably
Ruler/issuer: Antoninus Pius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Possibly radiate head right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Unclear female standing figure
Reverse inscription: [...], S C

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Contemporary Copy (Limesfalsum)
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: Huntingdonshire (District)
To be known as: Huntingdon District Area

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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