CORN-A90462: dupondius of Nerva (obverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-A90462

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy dupondius, possibly of Nerva (AD 96-98), Reece period 5, radiate small head facing right with kinked ribbon tails on obverse and standing figure holding drapery in left hand by hip on reverse which is like the LIBERTAS PVBLICA S C reverse type referenced below.

Cf. BMC III, p.22, pl.6, fig.6, no.126

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 96
Date to: Exactly AD 98

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3 mm
Weight: 5.57 g
Diameter: 25 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 17th April 2017 - Monday 17th April 2017

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: 4f

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Nerva
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Reece period: Period 5 [96-117]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: radiate head facing right with kinked ribbon tails
Obverse inscription: missing

Reverse description: standing female figure holding drapery in left hand by hip
Reverse inscription: missing

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: St. Levan (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SW3723
Four figure Latitude: 50.04887351
Four figure longitude: -5.6751472
1:25K map: SW3723
1:10K map: SW33SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found with two other coins of Nerva.
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Mattingly, H. and Carson, R.A.G. 1976 Coins of the Roman Empire in the British Museum London British Museum Press p.22, pl.6, fig.6 no.126

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Audit data

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Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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