HESH-EEBFE3: Dupondius of possibly Trajan

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Dupondius of possibly Trajan - the reverse and inscriptions are badly corroded

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 50
Date to: AD 150

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 12.24 g
Diameter: 26 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 26th November 2004

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Peter Reavill
Identified by: Mr Peter Reavill

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius
Denomination qualifier: Probably
Ruler/issuer: Trajan
Primary ruler qualifier: Possibly
Reece period: Period 5 [96-117]
Obverse description: Clean shaven laureate crowned head facing right
Obverse inscription: [] DAC PM TR P CO[S ]

Reverse description: Illegible - badly corroded
Reverse inscription: Illegible - badly corroded

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Upton Magna (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ5712
Four figure Latitude: 52.703952
Four figure longitude: -2.637813
1:25K map: SJ5712
1:10K map: SJ51SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HESH
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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