SOM-5B9965: Roman coin: dupondius or as of unclear emperor

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-5B9965

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman copper-alloy dupondius or as of unclear emperor dating to the period AD 1 to 250. Unclear reverse. Unclear mint. very worn and chipped aorund the edge.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 1
Date to: Circa AD 250

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.1 mm
Weight: 4.28 g
Diameter: 21.2 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 16730

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: Uncertain - 1st-mid 3rd century
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Head facing right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Unclear
Reverse inscription: Illegible

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: Sedgemoor (District)
To be known as: Chedzoy 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: Cultivated land

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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