SWYOR-572FD0: Roman Coin; dupondius or as of Trajan

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Unique ID: SWYOR-572FD0

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy Roman coin; a dupondius or as probably of Trajan, dating from the period AD 98 - 117. Reece Period 5. Reverse: seated figure left probably. The coin is 27.8mm diameter, 3.1mm thick and 11.1g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 98
Date to: Circa AD 117

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.1 mm
Weight: 11.1 g
Diameter: 27.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st January 2015 - Thursday 31st December 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 3105

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius or as
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Trajan
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 5 [96-117]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Laureate head right
Obverse inscription: [...]CAES NERVA TRAIAN [...]

Reverse description: Seated figure left
Reverse inscription: illegible

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Doncaster (Metropolitan District)
District: Doncaster (Metropolitan District)
Parish or ward: Tickhill (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK5995
Four figure Latitude: 53.4484696
Four figure longitude: -1.11310148
1:25K map: SK5995
1:10K map: SK59NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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: SWYOR
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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