LANCUM-8E5B18: Roman coin: Probably an extremely worn dupondius.

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-8E5B18

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

Probably a Roman as or dupondius with perforation for suspension, probably dating from the 1st or 2nd century AD. Possibly Hadrian.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Exactly AD 200

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 10.2 g
Diameter: 28 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 7th October 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton
Secondary identifier: Mr Matthew Ball

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 825

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius or as
Denomination qualifier: Probably
Ruler/issuer: Hadrian
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 6 [117-138]
Obverse description: bust right
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: illegible
Reverse inscription: illegible

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

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
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: Thursday 22nd October 2015
Updated: Thursday 21st January 2016

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