WILT-CE6439: Roman coin: Dupondius of Antoninus Pius

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-CE6439

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman dupondius of Antoninus Pius (AD 138-161), dating to the period AD 154-155 (Reece Period 7). Reverse type is LIBERTAS COS III depicting Libertas standing left holding pileus and sceptre. Mint of Rome. This is a Coin of British Association , as example published by D. Walker from the Sacred Spring at Bath, Walker, 1988: pp. 294, 297, no. 20ff, pl. XXXV; RIC III, no. 933; BMC no. 1969.

Notes:

Coin of British Association: Antoninus Libertas

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 154
Date to: Circa AD 155

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 13.4 g
Diameter: 25.54 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Hazel Fransch
Identified by: Miss Hazel Fransch
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 4797

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Antoninus Pius
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Radiate head facing right
Obverse inscription: ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P XVIII

Reverse description: Libertas standing left holding pileus and sceptre
Reverse inscription: LIBERTAS COS III[I], S-C

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
RIC Identifier: RIC III Antoninus Pius 933
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: West Knoyle

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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