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COIN

Unique ID: SF-93C720

Object type certainty: Certain
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A very worn copper-alloy dupondius of Hadrian (AD 117-138) dating to c. AD 118 (Reece period 6). Reverse: PONT MAX TR POT COS II/ ADVENTVS AVG S C (the latter in exurge), Roma, helmeted, seated right on cuirass holding spear in left hand, clasping hands with togate Hadrian standing left. Mint of Rome. RIC vol. II, p.409, no.554.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 118
Date to: Circa AD 118

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 9.72 g
Diameter: 25.45 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 6th November 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss

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
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 6 [117-138]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Certain
Obverse description: Radiate bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Roma, helmeted, seated right on cuirass holding spear in left hand, clasping hands with togate Hadrian standing left
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Reverse mint mark: -//-
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

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: Wordwell

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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