IOW-21C69D: Roman Coin: Dupondius or As (uncertain Ruler)

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-21C69D

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete, worn and corroded Roman copper-alloy dupondius or as dating to the period c. AD 41-250.

Obverse: Illegible.

Reverse: Illegible.

Diameter: 26.7mm. Weight: 9.68g.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 41
Date to: Circa AD 250

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 9.68 g
Diameter: 26.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 3rd October 2017 - Tuesday 3rd October 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2017-11-10

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius or as
Denomination qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Illegible
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Illegible
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Regularly improved

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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