HAMP-5F028D: Roman coin : Dupondius of Hadrianha

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-5F028D

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Roman dupondius of Hadrian (AD 117-38) minted at Rome AD 119-121 (Reece period 6), reverse: VIRTVTI AVGVSTI around Virtus standing right with spear in right hand and parazonium in left.
Reference: Probably RIC volume II, p.418, 605
The coin is very worn, chipped above bust and with edge damage.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 119
Date to: Circa AD 121

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 6.97 g
Diameter: 25.63 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 12th August 2014

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: Winchester Museums Entry Form 3830

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Hadrian
Reece period: Period 6 [117-138]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Radiate, draped (possibly cuirassed) bust right

Reverse description: Virtus standing right with spear in right hand and parazonium in left S C
Reverse inscription: [VIRTVTI AVGVSTI]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: East Hampshire (District)
To be known as: Petersfield

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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