DOR-EF2726: Copper alloy probable dupondius

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Unique ID: DOR-EF2726

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy probable dupondius of an uncertain emperor and date. Very corroded.

Date: Roman.

Diameter: 27.5mm.

Weight: 9.54g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 410

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 9.54 g
Diameter: 27.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 11th February 2018

Rally details.

This object was found at Piddletrenthide Rally 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Lucy Bevan
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Other reference numbers

Other reference: FRS/80

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius
Denomination qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Head facing right, radiate.
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: No detail surviving
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: West Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Piddletrenthide (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SY6899
Four figure Latitude: 50.78967839
Four figure longitude: -2.45534306
1:25K map: SY6899
1:10K map: SY69SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DOR
Created: 10 months ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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