PUBLIC-987596: roman coin front and back

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-987596

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A worn copper-alloy Roman as or dupondius of uncertain 1st to 3rd century AD ruler, dating to the period AD 41-260. Unclear reverse type depicting a standing figure left holding vertical sceptre, S C in the field. Probably mint of Rome.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 41
Date to: Circa AD 260

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.76 mm
Weight: 4.4 g
Diameter: 22.77 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 3rd December 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alan CHARMAN
Identified by: Mr Alan CHARMAN
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: Uncertain - 1st-mid 3rd century
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Possibly
Obverse description: Uncertain bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Standing figure left holding vertical sceptre, S C in the field
Reverse inscription: [...], S C

Reverse mint mark: []//[]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Ashford (District)
To be known as: Tenterden

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
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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