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Unique ID: BM-D316C6

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy dupondius, possibly of Marcus Aurelius (AD 161-180), dating to c. AD 161-180 (Reece Period 8). Uncertain reverse. Mint of Rome.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 161
Date to: Circa AD 180

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 7.98 g
Diameter: 24 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 11th January 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Vincent Drost
Identified by: Mr Richard Ashford
Secondary identifier: Dr Vincent Drost

Other reference numbers

Other reference: J2S 15/0014

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Marcus Aurelius (as Augustus)
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Reece period: Period 8 [161-180]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate head right
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: Uncertain figure standing
Reverse inscription: [...]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: Huntingdonshire (District)
To be known as: Buckden

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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