BM-4F9C43: Roman coin: dupondius of Hadrian

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COIN

Unique ID: BM-4F9C43

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A worn copper-alloy Roman dupondius of Hadrian (AD 117-138) dating to the period c.AD 119-121 AD (Reece period 6). SALVS PVBLICA reverse type depicting Salus standing left, right foot on globe, holding patera and rudder, S-C in the field. Mint of Rome. As BMC 1237; RIC p.418 no. 604a.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 119
Date to: Circa AD 121

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 11.11 g
Diameter: 26 mm

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

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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: Hadrian
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 6 [117-138]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate bust right with drapery on left shoulder
Obverse inscription: IMP CAESAR TRAIANVS HADRIANVS AVG P M TR P COS III

Reverse description: Salus standing left, right foot on globe, holding patera and rudder, S-C in the field
Reverse inscription: [SA]LVS PVBLICA

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
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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