SOM-344788: Roman coin: Dupondius of Trajan

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Unique ID: SOM-344788

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman copper-alloy dupondius probably of Trajan dating to the period c. AD 98-117 (Reece period 5). Uncertain standing figure reverse. Mint uncertain.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 98
Date to: Circa AD 117

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 27.2 mm
Width: 26.3 mm
Thickness: 2.6 mm
Weight: 9.54 g
Diameter: 27.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 7th July 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley
Secondary identifier: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 22369

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Trajan
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 5 [96-117]
Obverse description: Bust radiate facing right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Figure standing left
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
To be known as: Somerton

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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