LEIC-E937A2: Roman coin

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Unique ID: LEIC-E937A2

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman copper alloy As or Dupondius, 26mm in diameter, 3mm thick with a weight of 8.55grams. The coin is very worn with a green/brown patina. The coin could be of Faustina.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 140
Date to: AD 160

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3 mm
Weight: 8.55 g
Diameter: 26 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 14th April 2004

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott
Secondary identifier: Wendy Scott

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 1209

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: As
Denomination qualifier: Probably
Ruler/issuer: Faustina the Elder
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Obverse description: very faint outline of bust
Obverse inscription: none present

Reverse description: worn flat
Reverse inscription: none present

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK7017
Four figure Latitude: 52.746099
Four figure longitude: -0.96447
1:25K map: SK7017
1:10K map: SK71NW
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: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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