LEIC-64D0D2: 64D0D2 roman coin

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-64D0D2

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Roman copper alloy Dupondius, 24mm in diameter, 4mm thick with a weight of 11.21grams. The coin is in fair condition, but has lost its edges. It has a green patina with some corrosion.

Notes:

Sear 5034, RIC 1232

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: AD 178

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 4 mm
Weight: 11.21 g
Diameter: 24 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 26th December 2003

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
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Other reference numbers

Other reference: 1157

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius
Denomination qualifier: Probably
Ruler/issuer: Marcus Aurelius (as Caesar)
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 7 [138-161]
Obverse description: Right facing bearded radiate bust
Obverse inscription: none present

Reverse description: Standing female, Aequitas, figure with cornucopia, altar at feet
Reverse inscription: none present

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
Parish or ward: Frisby on the Wreake (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK7116
Four figure Latitude: 52.73698059
Four figure longitude: -0.94987459
1:25K map: SK7116
1:10K map: SK71NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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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