WMID-FF3F81: Roman coin: illegible dupondius or as, of uncertain Emperor

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-FF3F81

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

An incomplete struck / hammered copper alloy dupondius or as, dating to the first to third centuries AD. The reverse type is illegible. Probably Mint of Rome.

Diameter: 26.89 mm
Thickness: 3.95 mm
Weight: 12.2 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 200

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.95 mm
Weight: 12.2 g
Diameter: 26.89 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 2nd February 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

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: Uncertain - 1st-mid 3rd century
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Head facing right
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: unclear
Reverse inscription: illegible

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Reverse mint mark: unclear
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Worcestershire (County)
District: Wyre Forest (District)
Parish or ward: Stourport-on-Severn (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO7969
Four figure Latitude: 52.318697
Four figure longitude: -2.309503
1:25K map: SO7969
1:10K map: SO76NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst metal detecting

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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