LON-5B9CA6: A very worn and pierced Roman coin, probably an as or dupondius of uncertain 1st to 3rd century AD ruler, dating to the period c.AD 41-260.

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COIN

Unique ID: LON-5B9CA6

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A very worn and pierced Roman coin, probably an as or dupondius of uncertain 1st to 3rd century AD ruler, dating to the period c.AD 41-260. Unclear reverse type, S [C] in the field. Uncertain mint. The coin has a single circular piercing at one edge of the flan.

Evidence of reuse: pierced

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
Weight: 6.17 g
Diameter: 24.83 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Stuart Wyatt
Identified by: Mr Stuart Wyatt
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius or as
Denomination qualifier: Probably
Ruler/issuer: Uncertain - 1st-mid 3rd century
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Uncertain laureate(?) head right?
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Illegible
Reverse inscription: [...], S [C]

Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: Bromley (London Borough)
To be known as: Bromley

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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Recording Institution: LON
Created: About one year ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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