WAW-8AD4EB: Roman coin: (Obverse and reverse).

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COIN

Unique ID: WAW-8AD4EB

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Roman coin: A copper-alloy dupondius or as dating to the first to mid third centuries. Unknown Reece period. The reverse type is illegible. Probably minted in Rome. This coin is particularly corroded and abraded.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa 23 BC
Date to: Circa AD 260

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 7.82 g
Diameter: 26.98 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st January 2015 - Monday 8th June 2015

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius or as
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Uncertain - 1st-mid 3rd century
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: The bust is possibly facing right, but is not clearly visible due to corrosion.
Obverse inscription: Illegible due to corrosion.

Reverse description: The reverse is not visible due to corrosion.
Reverse inscription: Illegible due to corrosion.

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Stratford-on-Avon (District)
Parish or ward: Sambourne (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP0762
Four figure Latitude: 52.25612789
Four figure longitude: -1.8988711
1:25K map: SP0762
1:10K map: SP06SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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