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Unique ID: BERK-894884

Object type certainty: Certain
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A very worn copper alloy Roman dupondius or as of an uncertain ruler, probably dating to the second century AD, and possibly Hadrian, however this is based on similarities to Hadrian's profile. Suggested date c. AD 118-180.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 118
Date to: Circa AD 180

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.5 mm
Weight: 7.6 g
Diameter: 25.5 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: OXPAS2016.738

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: Hadrian
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Illegible
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Cherwell (District)
Parish or ward: Mixbury (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP6031
Four figure Latitude: 51.97423826
Four figure longitude: -1.12793684
1:25K map: SP6031
1:10K map: SP63SW
What3Words: outermost.trades.rivers
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: Monday 6th February 2017
Updated: Monday 6th February 2017

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