DENO-6286D1: Roman coin: dupondius or as of an uncertain emperor

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Unique ID: DENO-6286D1

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An incomplete and worn copper-alloy Roman as of uncertain probable 2nd to 3rd century AD ruler, dating to the period c.117-260. Reverse type depicting Fides standing left holding corn ears and fruit dish, S-C in the field. Probably mint of Rome.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 117
Date to: Circa AD 260

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.68 g
Diameter: 19.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 24th April 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Olivia Webster
Identified by: Miss Olivia Webster
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E8330 73

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: As
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Uncertain - 1st-mid 3rd century
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Uncertain laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Fides standing left holding corn ears and fruit dish
Reverse inscription: [...], S-C

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Derbyshire (County)
District: High Peak (District)
Parish or ward: Wormhill (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK1273
Four figure Latitude: 53.25387663
Four figure longitude: -1.82159748
1:25K map: SK1273
1:10K map: SK17SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
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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Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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