SF-EAC021: Roman coin: copper-alloy dupondius struck for Domitian

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-EAC021

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A worn copper-alloy dupondius of Domitian (AD 81-96), probably dating to the period AD 85 (Reece period 4). S C reverse type depicting crossed pairs of shields, spears, and trumpets over vexillum. Mint of Rome. As RIC II (2nd ed.), p. 285, no. 296.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 85
Date to: Circa AD 85

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 7.63 g
Diameter: 25.16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 29th November 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 4 [69-96]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Unclear radiate head right
Obverse inscription: [....]DOMITIAN AVG GERM [...]

Reverse description: Crossed pairs of shields, spears, and trumpets over vexillum
Reverse inscription: [S C]

Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
RIC Identifier: RIC II, Part 1 (second edition) Domitian 296
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : II (2nd ed.) p. 285, no. 296

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Brockley

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
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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