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SOM-36492D: Roman coin: dupondius or as of Faustina the younger or Lucilla

Rights Holder: Somerset County Council
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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-36492D

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Roman copper alloy dupondius or as of Faustina the younger or Lucilla dating to the period AD 147 - 175 (Reece period 8). Uncertain reverse type probably depicting a standing or seated figure. Unclear mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 147
Date to: Circa AD 175

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 12.55 g
Diameter: 26.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 11th March 2017 - Saturday 20th May 2017

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 17368

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: Faustina II
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Obverse description: Draped bust facing right, hair in bun at back of the head
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Unclear, possibly standing or seated figure with drapery hanging down over left arm
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
To be known as: Winsham CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Updated: 4 years ago

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