SUSS-CE9A5C: Roman coin: Dupondius of Domitian

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Unique ID: SUSS-CE9A5C

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy dupondius of Domitian dating to AD 84 (Reece Period 4). FIDEI PVBLICAE S.C. reverse type depicting Fides standing left, holding corn ears and basket of fruit. Mint of Rome. RIC II.1, p. 281, no. 215.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 84
Date to: Circa AD 84

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.9 mm
Weight: 10.5 g
Diameter: 28.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st December 2013

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Domitian
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 4 [69-96]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate head right, with aegis
Obverse inscription: IMP CAES DOMIT[IAN] AVG GERM COS X

Reverse description: Fides standing left, holding corn-ears and basket of fruit.
Reverse inscription: FIDEI [PVBLI]CAE, S C

Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : II.1 p. 281, no. 215

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: East Hampshire (District)
Parish or ward: Buriton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU7418
Four figure Latitude: 50.95668701
Four figure longitude: -0.94778423
1:25K map: SU7418
1:10K map: SU71NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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