BERK-0B6DB4: Roman coin: Dupondius of Faustina Jnr

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Unique ID: BERK-0B6DB4

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy dupondius or as of Faustina Junior, dating to the period AD 145-175.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 145
Date to: Circa AD 175

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 4.3 mm
Weight: 21 g
Diameter: 28.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st January 2014 - Wednesday 19th March 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2014.102

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: Faustina II
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 8 [161-180]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Figure standing with transverse sceptre or measure
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Welford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4074
Four figure Latitude: 51.46356553
Four figure longitude: -1.42560141
1:25K map: SU4074
1:10K map: SU47SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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