BM-D6E58D: Roman coin: as or dupondius of Vespasian

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COIN

Unique ID: BM-D6E58D

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A worn copper-alloy Roman as or dupondius of Vespasian (AD 69-79), dating to the period AD 69-79 (Reece period 4). Reverse type is illegible.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 69
Date to: Circa AD 79

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 7.32 g
Diameter: 25 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 23rd September 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Mr Richard Ashford
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Q3E 16/0942

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: Vespasian
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 4 [69-96]
Obverse description: Laureate(?) bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Illegible
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: Huntingdonshire (District)
To be known as: Near Sawtry

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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

Recording Institution: BM
Created: Saturday 18th March 2017
Updated: Saturday 18th March 2017

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