BM-3F94C9: Roman coin: dupondius of Antonia, contemporary copy

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COIN

Unique ID: BM-3F94C9

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman dupondius of Antonia (AD 41-54), contemporary copy, dating to the period AD 41-54 (Reece period 2). TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG P M TRP IMP reverse type depicting Claudius togate standing left holding simpulum and resting left hand at side. Uncertain mint. Cf. BMC no. 168.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 41
Date to: Circa AD 54

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 8.78 g
Diameter: 26 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 1985

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Antonia
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 2 [41-54]
Obverse description: Bare headed and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: ANTONIA-AVG[VSTA]

Reverse description: Claudius togate standing left holding simpulum and resting left hand at side
Reverse inscription: TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG P M TRP IMP

Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: Fenland (District)
To be known as: Stonea Grange

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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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