WREX-A88606: Copper alloy coin, possible As or Dupondius, of uncertain ruler dating AD 98-192

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Unique ID: WREX-A88606

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Copper alloy as or dupondius of an uncertain ruler dating to AD 98-192. Obverse: [...], Uncertain bust right. Reverse type is illegible.

Dia: 28.6mm; weight: 8.3g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Exactly AD 98
Date to: Circa AD 192

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.6 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 20th February 2018 - Tuesday 24th April 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Susie White
Identified by: Dr Susie White
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Wrexham museum entry receipt 1338

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius or as
Denomination qualifier: Probably
Ruler/issuer: Uncertain - 1st/2nd Century AD
Obverse description: Uncertain
Obverse inscription: [...]

Reverse description: Uncertain
Reverse inscription: [...]

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Oswestry

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found while metal detecting.

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: WREX
Created: 8 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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