FAPJW-227893: Roman Coin:  Lead copy of coin

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Unique ID: FAPJW-227893

Object type certainty: Possibly
Workflow status: Published Find published

A lead object, possibly intended to represent a dupondius or as dating to the first to third centuries AD. The object is flat and approximately circular. Both the upper and lower surfaces of the object appear to have been jabbed with a sharp implement.


SF 8095a

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 260

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 5.99 g
Diameter: 23 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Philippa Walton
Identified by: Dr Philippa Walton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius or as
Denomination qualifier: Possibly
Ruler/issuer: Uncertain - 1st-mid 3rd century
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Obverse description: Blank

Reverse description: Blank

Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Darlington (Unitary Authority)
District: Darlington (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Piercebridge (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NZ2115
Four figure Latitude: 54.529849
Four figure longitude: -1.677018
1:25K map: NZ2115
1:10K map: NZ21NW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Open fresh water

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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