KENT-88A9D9: Salus as od duppondius?

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Unique ID: KENT-88A9D9

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A highly worn, degraded and abraded roman As or Duppondius probably of Hadrian (117-138), dating to the period 117-138 (Reece Period 6)).uncertain reverse type depicting Salus(?) standing left with sceptre and feeding out of patera a snake coiled around an altar.

Measurements: 25.16mm in diameter, 2.89mm thick and 7.53g in weight.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 117
Date to: Circa AD 13

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.89 mm
Weight: 7.53 g
Diameter: 25.16 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Identified by: Mr Jo Ahmet

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: Hadrian
Primary ruler qualifier: Probably
Reece period: Period 6 [117-138]
Obverse description: Head Right

Reverse description: Salus? standing left with sceptre and feeding snake rising from altar left.

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Dover (District)
Parish or ward: Ringwould (District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR3647
Four figure Latitude: 51.17350914
Four figure longitude: 1.37482335
1:25K map: TR3647
1:10K map: TR34NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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