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COIN

Unique ID: BM-948700

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A very worn and corroded copper-alloy Roman dupondius or as, possibly of Marcus Aurelius as Caesar under Antoninus pius, dating to the period 139-161 AD (Reece period 7). Uncertain reverse type depicting a standing female(?) figure left, S-C in the field. Probably mint of Rome.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 139
Date to: Circa AD 161

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 7.87 g
Diameter: 24 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st June 2015

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 or as
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Marcus Aurelius (as Caesar)
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Bare headed and draped bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Standing female(?) figure left, S-C in the field
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
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)
Parish or ward: Kingston Deverill (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST8537
Four figure Latitude: 51.13207587
Four figure longitude: -2.21574967
1:25K map: ST8537
1:10K map: ST83NE
Grid reference source: From finder
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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Audit data

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Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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