LANCUM-91489A:

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-91489A

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Roman dupondius or as of Hadrian (AD 117-138), dating to the period AD 134-138 (Reece period 6). [PIETAS AVG S C] reverse type depicting Pietas standing facing, praying with hands upraised, to left an altar, to right a stork? Mint of Rome. As RIC II, p. 444, no. 822d.

The coin is 26.28mm in diameter and 2.56mm in thickness. It weighs 7.87g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 134
Date to: Circa AD 138

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.56 mm
Weight: 7.87 g
Diameter: 26.28 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Lydia Prosser
Identified by: Miss Lydia Prosser
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: N5651

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: Hadrian
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 6 [117-138]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: [HADRIANVS AVG COS III P P]

Reverse description: Pietas standing facing, praying with hands upraised, to left an altar, to right a stork?
Reverse inscription: [PIETAS AVG S C]

RIC Identifier: RIC II Hadrian 822d (as)
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • RIC : II p. 444, no. 822d

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Lancaster (District)
Parish or ward: Over Kellet (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SD5169
Four figure Latitude: 54.11452486
Four figure longitude: -2.75106409
1:25K map: SD5169
1:10K map: SD56NW
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: Woodland

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 12 months ago
Updated: 11 months ago

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