FASAM-1E9125: Roman coin: contemporary copy of a dupondius of Antonia

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COIN

Unique ID: FASAM-1E9125

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy contemporary copy of a dupondius of Antonia (daughter of Mark Antony and mother of Claudius), dating to c. AD 41-54 (Reece Period 2), TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG P M TR P IMP [?], S C, Claudius, togate, standing left. Prototype Mint of Rome. RIC I, pp. 127 & 129, type as no. 92 or 104; Boon pl. III,cf. nos. 42-43.

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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 54

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 8.4 g
Diameter: 28.51 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 14th January 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Sam Moorhead
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Antonia
Reece period: Period 2 [41-54]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Bust of Antonia right, with hair in plait
Obverse inscription: [ANTONIA] AVGVSTA

Reverse description: Claudius, togate, standing left, holding simpulum
Reverse inscription: [ ... ]AR AVG PM (TR P) [ ... ] P, S C

Status: Contemporary copy

Coin references

  • RIC : I pp. 127 & 129, type as no. 92 or 104
  • Boon Counterfeit Coins : pl. III, cf. nos. 42-43

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Arun (District)
Parish or ward: Patching (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ0908
Four figure Latitude: 50.86124618
Four figure longitude: -0.45261208
1:25K map: TQ0908
1:10K map: TQ00NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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