KENT-E4AB05: Roman coin: Possible As of Claudius.

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Unique ID: KENT-E4AB05

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A heavily corroded copper-alloy Roman as or dupondius of unclear Roman Emperor, dating to the period AD 41-260. Unclear reverse type possibly depicting a standing figure? Unclear mint. The coin is 26.32mm long, 23.35mm wide, 2.82mm thick, diameter 26.32mm and weighs 6.2g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 41
Date to: Circa AD 260

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 26.32 mm
Width: 23.35 mm
Thickness: 2.82 mm
Weight: 6.2 g
Diameter: 26.32 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 4th February 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Geoff Burr
Identified by: Mr Geoff Burr
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius or as
Denomination qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Unclear possibly head?
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Possible central standing figure
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Reverse mint mark: []//[]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Tandridge (District)
Parish or ward: Godstone (District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3548
Four figure Latitude: 51.21525058
Four figure longitude: -0.06849295
1:25K map: TQ3548
1:10K map: TQ34NE
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: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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