SUSS-5A0D1A: Roman Coin: Dupondius or As Possibly of Claudius

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Unique ID: SUSS-5A0D1A

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy Roman dupondius or as, probably issued by a member of the Julio-Claudian dynasty, dating from 31 BC-AD 68. It is likely from remaining detail of the bust that this coin was issued by Claudius (AD 41-54). Reverse type illegible, depicting a standing figure. Mint of Rome.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 41
Date to: Circa AD 54

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.3 mm
Weight: 3.2 g
Diameter: 24.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 3rd January 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Stephanie Smith
Identified by: Miss Stephanie Smith

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius or as
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Claudius
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Reece period: Period 2 [41-54]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Bare-headed bust left.
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: illegible standing figure
Reverse inscription: illegible

Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Arun (District)
Parish or ward: Patching (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ0907
Four figure Latitude: 50.852257
Four figure longitude: -0.45290954
1:25K map: TQ0907
1:10K map: TQ00NE
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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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