PUBLIC-3BDC63: SURREY - Roman coin: Dupondius or As possibly Marcus Aurelius as Caesar

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-3BDC63

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy dupondius or as possibly of Marcus Aurelius as Caesar dating to the period AD 138-161 (Reece Period 7). The obverse depicts an unclear head or bust and is inscribed [...]. The reverse depicts an unclear standing figure and is inscribed [...] C. Mint of Rome.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Donated to a museum


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: 5.29 g
Diameter: 23 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 7th October 2012

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: FLE 12 370

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: Marcus Aurelius (as Caesar)
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: An unclear head or bust facing right
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: An unclear standing figure
Reverse inscription: [...]C

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
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

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Updated: 2 years ago

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