LVPL-1D173A: Roman dupondius or as

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Unique ID: LVPL-1D173A

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A very worn copper-alloy Roman as or dupondius of uncertain ruler, possibly Trajan (AD 98-117), dating to the period AD 98-117 (Reece period 5). Reverse type is illegible. Probably mint of Rome.

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Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 98
Date to: Circa AD 117

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 7.6 g
Diameter: 25 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st April 2017 - Monday 1st May 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius or as
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Trajan
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Reece period: Period 5 [96-117]
Obverse description: Uncertain laureate(?) bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Illegible
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
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: Northamptonshire (County)
District: South Northamptonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Deanshanger (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7639
Four figure Latitude: 52.04419594
Four figure longitude: -0.8932804
1:25K map: SP7639
1:10K map: SP73NE
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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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