SF-AE10D4: Roman coin: dupondius of Trajan.

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-AE10D4

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Roman dupondius of Trajan (AD 98-117), dating to AD 98-117 (Reece Period 5). Possibly [S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI S-C] reverse type depicting Trajan column. Mint of Rome. Cf RIC II, p. 286, no. 603.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 98
Date to: Circa AD 117

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.43 mm
Weight: 10.05 g
Diameter: 26.06 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 4th September 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: Trajan
Reece period: Period 5 [96-117]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Obverse description: Radiate and draped bust right.
Obverse inscription: [...]AVG GER DAC [...]

Reverse description: Trajan column.
Reverse inscription: Possibly [S P Q R OPTIMO PRINCIPI S-C]

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

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: Generated from computer mapping software
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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Updated: 6 months ago

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