SF-D2ADA2: Roman coin: dupondius of Hadrian.

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A copper-alloy Roman dupondius of Hadrian (AD 117-138), dating to AD 119-121 (Reece Period 6). SALVS PV[BLICA] reverse type depicting Salus standing left, right foot on globe, holding rudder and patera. Mint of Rome. Cf RIC II, p. 418, no. 604.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 119
Date to: Circa AD 121

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.49 mm
Weight: 12.48 g
Diameter: 27.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st August 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Hadrian
Reece period: Period 6 [117-138]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Radiate bust right; drappery on far shoulder.
Obverse inscription: [...]HADRIANV[...]

Reverse description: salus standing left, right foot on globe, holding rudder and patera.
Reverse inscription: SALVS PV[BLICA]

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Reverse mint mark: S C//-
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • RIC : II p. 418, no. 604.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Pakenham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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