IOW-58C3B5: Roman Coin: Dupondius or As, probably of Antoninus Pius

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-58C3B5

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A complete and worn Roman copper-alloy dupondius or as, probably of Antoninus Pius (AD 138-161), dating to the period AD 138-161 (Reece period 7). Unclear reverse type. Mint of Rome.

Obverse: [...]; Radiate or laureate head right

Reverse: [...]; Illegible

Diameter: 23.0mm. Weight: 5.96g. DA=12:12.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 138
Date to: Exactly AD 161

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 5.96 g
Diameter: 23 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 26th August 2015 - Wednesday 26th August 2015

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford
Secondary identifier: Dr Vincent Drost

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2015-2-376

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius or as
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Obverse description: Radiate or laureate head right
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: Illegible
Reverse inscription: [...]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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