ESS-0630CD: Roman coin: As or Dupondius of unknown ruler

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COIN

Unique ID: ESS-0630CD

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper-alloy Roman As or Dupondius of unknown ruler and date, c. AD 40 - 260

Both faces too worn to decipher. Inscriptions are illegible.

Dimensions: weight: 4.1g, diameter: 21.6mm, thickness: 2.8mm

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 40
Date to: Circa AD 260

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.8 mm
Weight: 4.1 g
Diameter: 21.6 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Sophie Flynn
Identified by: Ms Sophie Flynn

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: Uncertain - 1st-mid 3rd century
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Rochford (District)
Parish or ward: Rayleigh (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ8291
Four figure Latitude: 51.5884553
Four figure longitude: 0.6258221
1:25K map: TQ8291
1:10K map: TQ89SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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