LVPL-C1A725: Roman coin

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-C1A725

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A very worn copper-alloy Roman coin, probably an as or dupondius of uncertain 1st to 3rd century AD ruler, dating to the period AD 41-260. Reverse type depicting a seated female figure left holding patera, possibly Salus?

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: 6.85 g
Diameter: 27 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 28th May 2017 - Sunday 28th May 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
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: Illegible
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Seated female figure left holding patera, possibly Salus?
Reverse inscription: Illegible

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Worcestershire (County)
District: Wyre Forest (District)
Parish or ward: Wolverley (District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO8279
Four figure Latitude: 52.40870421
Four figure longitude: -2.2660324
1:25K map: SO8279
1:10K map: SO87NW
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: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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