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COIN

Unique ID: SOMDOR-A778D4

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy as or dupondius of Marcus Aurelius probably dating to the period AD 161 - 180 (Reece period 8). Worn edges to flan.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 4.74 g
Diameter: 21.86 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st January 2003

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: As
Denomination qualifier: Probably
Ruler/issuer: Marcus Aurelius (as Caesar)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Obverse description: Oval flan. Head, right facing.
Obverse inscription: illegible

Reverse description: Figure advancing right
Reverse inscription: illegible

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: North Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Spetisbury (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST8902
Four figure Latitude: 50.817439
Four figure longitude: -2.157514
1:25K map: ST8902
1:10K map: ST80SE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOMDOR
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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