LANCUM-0529A3: Roman coin: as or dupondius, probably of Trajan

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-0529A3

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

Roman as or dupondius, probably of Trajan, dating from AD98-117. Extremely worn.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.2 mm
Weight: 3.91 g
Diameter: 21.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st April 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton
Secondary identifier: Dr David Shotter

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius or as
Denomination qualifier: Probably
Ruler/issuer: Trajan
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Reece period: Period 5 [96-117]
Obverse description: bust right
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: illegible
Reverse inscription: illegible

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cumbria (County)
District: Allerdale (District)
To be known as: Maryport

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Coastland
Specific landuse: Cliff and related features

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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