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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-EA8003

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

A Roman copper-alloy as or dupondius of probable 2nd-century ruler dating to the period c. AD 100 to 200 (Reece periods 7-9). Unclear reverse. Mint uncertain.

Notes:

This coin has been overcleaned; no detail can be discerned as a result.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 100
Date to: Circa AD 200

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 22.5 mm
Width: 19.9 mm
Thickness: 3.2 mm
Weight: 5.28 g
Diameter: 22.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 20th July 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 16732

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: Antonine (uncertain)
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Bust facing right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Indiscernible
Reverse inscription: Illegible

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: Kingsdon CP

Spatial coordinates


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: Grassland, Heathland

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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